"A discipline I have observed is an attitude of love and reverence to people."
Bessie Head

"The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this."
Chinua Achebe

"Creativity is very selfish. Scandalously so, in fact."
Athol Fugard

"Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is."
Nadine Gordimer

"I guess, taking away all the theatrics or the costuming and the outer layers of what I do, I'm a writer... I write."
David Bowie

"I don't listen to people who say my dreams are impossible; I just work to prove them wrong."
Liya Kebede

"People create stories create people or rather stories create people create stories."
Chinua Achebe

"You have to steer a course between not appalling people, but at the same time not misleading them."
David Attenborough

"Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret... to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink."
Leo Burnett

"Satire is a lesson, parody is a game."
Vladimir Nabokov

"Do you realise if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?"
Al Boliska

"Nothing can be done except little by little."
Charles Baudelaire

"I think you achieve a lot more through love than negativity."
Alexa Chung

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."
Pele

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."
Maya Angelou

"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."
Napoleon Hill

"That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind."
James Taylor

"Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know."
Louisa May Alcott

"I am my own muse, the subject I know best."
Frida Kahlo

"Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve."
J. K. Rowling

"We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us."
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

"Mistakes are the portals of discovery."
James Joyce

"Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting."
Christopher Morley

"You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine."
Flip Wilson

"The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success."
Paramahansa Yogananda

"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows."
Ralph Marston

"Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible."
Tony Robbins

"Listening is a positive act: you have to put yourself out to do it."
David Hockney

"I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in."
Roger Clemens

"There is little success where there is little laughter."
Andrew Carnegie

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