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I don’t try to guess what a million people will like. It’s hard enough to know what I like. –John Huston

Every journey begins with a want. ~Jacob Krueger

Aim for the moon; even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. ~W. Clement Stone

“Be yourself” is about the worst advice you can give to some people. ~ J. B. Priestley

I wonder if when history looks back on all the money and time we spend on sports and yellow journalism while our planet was poisoned for profit, our wages diminished to unlivable standards, mass violence rage and rape culture rise… I wonder if they will look back and see us as we see the Romans and their Gladiators. ~Cecilia Copeland

Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself. ~Henry Miller, 1950

All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. ~Samuel Beckett, Worstward Ho (1983)

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. ~Groucho Marx

Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art. ~Andy Warhol

You are able to say to yourself, I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. . . . You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal. ~Albert Pine

and my current favorite
If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation. ~Lao Tzu


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