"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

"If you believe in yourself anything is possible."
Miley Cyrus

"Image is an international language."
Marjane Satrapi

"My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water."
Marilyn French

"People give one another things that can't be gift wrapped."
Nadine Gordimer

"Don't let the Monday morning quarterbacks stop you from being bold. You've got to set a high bar."
Antonio Villaraigosa

"There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time."
Malcolm X

"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance."
Alan Watts

"Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light."
Helen Keller

"A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self."
Charles Dickens

"Don't be a fish; be a frog. Swim in the water and jump when you hit ground."
Kim Young-ha

"Control is not real, and I'm really understanding that every day. It's about the acceptance of relinquishing control that makes it powerful for you."
SZA

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."
Marie Curie

"You just do the best you can with what you've got and sometimes magic strikes."
Sally Field

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