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"A soul in tension that's learning to fly
Condition grounded, but determined to try
Can't keep my eyes from the circling skies
Tongue-tied and twisted just an earth-bound misfit, I"
--"Learning to Fly" - Pink Floyd
(Deep, ain't I?)
What I tell myself:
"I'm a creative, productive, happy person!"
Things I think about:
"We scarcely ever think of the present; . . .the future alone is our end. So we never live, but we hope to live; and, as we are always preparing to be happy, it is inevitable we should never be so."
- Blaise Pascal
"If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet." - Isaac Bashevis Singer
"Have you noticed that anyone driving slower than you is an idiot and anyone driving faster than you is a maniac?" - George Carlin
"I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it." - Edgar Allen Poe
"I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well. Unfortunately, I am confined to this theme by the narrowness of my experience."
- Henry David Thoreau
"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking." - General George S. Patton
"Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead." - Hans Christian Anderson
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw
"Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born." - Albert Einstein
“Inspiration is for amateurs. I just get to work.” - Chuck Close
"Great Wits are sure to Madness near alli'd
And thin Partitions do their Bounds divide."
~ John Dryden (1631 - 1700)
"If anything can go wrong involving cabbage and mayonnaise, it will." (Cole's Law)
"The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you." - May Maloo
"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." - Albert Schweitzer
"All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi for my ignorance." - Will Rogers
"A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have." - Thomas Jefferson
"You better stay ready so you don't have to get ready." - Ms. Mamie Lee Jenkins of Natchez, MS
"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one." - C.S. Lewis
"Any day above ground is a good day." - Gene Simmons's mom
SUPREMA MULTIS HORA FORSAN TIBI - ‘Tis the Hour of Destiny for many, perhaps for thee.
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