The death of dogma is the birth of reality.
—Immanuel Kant (Prussian German Philosopher)
The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.
—Joyce Carol Oates (American Novelist)
You shouldn’t gloat about anything you’ve done; you ought to keep going and find something better to do.
—David Packard (American Businessperson)
Hope is not a form of guarantee; it’s a form of energy, and very frequently that energy is strongest in circumstances that are very dark.
—John Berger (English Art Critic, Essayist, Novelist)
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people’s lives.
—Clint Eastwood (American Film Director)
Too much consistency is as bad for the mind as for the body.
—Aldous Huxley (English Humanist)
Conscience is the voice of values long and deeply infused into one’s sinew and blood.
—Elliot Richardson (American Lawyer)
I don’t dream at night, I dream all day; I dream for a living.
—Steven Spielberg (American Film Director)
Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
—Anatole France (French Novelist)
The teacher is like the candle which lights others in consuming itself.
You can’t try to do things; you simply must do them.
—Ray Bradbury (American Novelist)
Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless.