"All fiction becomes autobiographical when the author has true talent."
Jeanne Moreau

"Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray."
Lord Byron

"Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance."
Khalil Gibran

"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible."
Arthur C. Clarke

"Just try new things. Don't be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?"
Michelle Obama

"The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows."
Aristotle Onassis

"You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
Mark Twain

"Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore."
Cecil Beaton

"Not everyone's high standards have to be the same thing."
Aja Naomi King

"Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
Simone de Beauvoir

"Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted."
Groucho Marx

"I find only freedom in the realms of eccentricity."
David Bowie

"It's all about the hard work, knowing your strengths and weaknesses. You work on what you know you can do best. I have speed."
Caster Semenya

"Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief."
Jane Austen

"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool"
William Shakespeare

"To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment."
Eckhart Tolle

"Always believe in yourself and keep going. You don't have to have the most talent in the world. You don't have to be the smartest person in the world. If you persist and you persist and you persist, you will be successful."
Dean Cain

"Things go up and down. If you can survive the down, it will come back."
John Denver

"Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough."
Emily Dickinson

"At the risk of saying you should make a self-indulgent film for your first movie: you should make a self-indulgent film for your first movie."
Mark Duplass

"If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is an artist."
Marianne Moore

"I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse."
Walt Disney

"I love what I do, and when you love what you do, you want to be the best at it."
Jay-Z

"Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future."
William Wordsworth

"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do."
Leonardo da Vinci

"Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist."
Andrea Bocelli

"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on"
Robert Frost

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend."
Melody Beattie

"I believe that if you'll just stand up and go, life will open up for you."
Tina Turner

"The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honourable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest."
Steven Brust

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