Begin with yourself. There is no time to waste. It is your duty to do your part to bring God’s kingdom on earth.
- A Spiritual Leader
I was dominated, soul, brain, and power by you. You became to me the visible incarnation of that unseen ideal whose memory haunts us artists like an exquisite dream.
- Oscar Wilde
Life is as dear to the mute creature as it is to a man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not to die, so do other creatures.
- Dalai Lama Xiv
I wonder why I don't go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip one hour more of sleep and live.
- Sylvia Plath
In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating.
- Michel Foucault
It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
- W. H. Auden
For which of you desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?
Love would never leave us alone.
- Bob Marley
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller
A prophet is not someone with special visions, just someone blind to most of what others see.
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb