Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
- Benjamin Franklin
Reality cannot breathe without imagination.
- Lionel Suggs
You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself.
- Pearl Bailey
A few moments in a poet’s company teach us more about the essence of art than many a lecture and books.
- Etinne Gilsun
...when I think of you it's with tears, because no one else has such delicate hands that can reach into my soul and calm my fears...
- John Geddes
Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward.
- Patricia Sampson
The closer we come to death, the more important becomes this single indispensable thing called life.
- Leo Tolstoy
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware. Joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
- Henry Miller
Not knowing the consequence of good and evil karmas, he is afflicted and hurt. Nevertheless, he, due to his egotism, piles up more karmas and undergoes births and deaths again and again.
One can be a soldier without dying and a lover without sighing.
- Edwin Arnold