When people want to be liked for what they did, they should stop.”
Human beings can always be relied upon to exert, with vigor, their God-given right to be stupid. Dean Koontz
“Every face, every shop, bedroom window, public-house, and dark square is a picture feverishly turned–in search of what? It is the same with books. What do we seek through millions of pages?”
Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
Ralph Waldo Emerson