Just as clouds form, last for a while, and then dissolve back into the empty sky, so deluded thoughts arise, remain for a while and then vanish in the voidness of mind; in reality nothing at all has happened.
—Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (Tibetan Buddhist Religious Leader)
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
An earnest purpose finds time, or makes it. It seizes on spare moments, and turns fragments to golden account.
—William Ellery Channing
The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
—Sarah Ban Breathnach
The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough.
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked, and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
—Oscar Wilde (Irish Poet)
Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today, and you make your tomorrow.
—L. Ron Hubbard (American Scientologist Religious Leader)
A good style should show no signs of effort. What is written should seem a happy accident.
—W. Somerset Maugham (French Playwright)
Oh! that you could turn your eyes towards the napes of your necks, and make but an interior survey of your good selves.
—William Shakespeare (British Playwright)
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.