A poet should be so crafty with words that he is envied even for his pains.
- Criss Jami
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
- Richard M. Nixon
All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them.
- Richard Hughes
Who knows this truly, and who will now declare it, what paths lead together to the gods? Only their lowest aspects of existence are seen, who exist on supreme, mystical planes.
Science tells theology about the structure and history of the universe and its evolutionary nature. Religious insight can set the laws of nature in a more profound context of understanding, so that their deep order, rational beauty and anthropic fine-tuning become intelligible.
- Reverend John Polkinghorne
You necessarily have to be lost, before you’re found.
- T. Scott McLeod
Love and anger are two names of the same energy. If you learn to use one
properly...the second by itself gets channelized in fruitful tasks.
- Deep Trivedi
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are.
- Henry David Thoreau
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet
Never do anything that you can't admit doing, because if you are that ashamed of whatever it is, it's probably wrong.
- Ashly Lorenzana