Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.
—Tim Robbins (American Actor, Director)
Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy—the mother.
—Claudette Colbert (American Actress)
The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains.
—Josephine Baker (American Dancer, Campaigner)
You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave—win or lose.
—Gordie Howe (Canadian Hockey Player)
Sometimes, the most profound of awakenings come wrapped in the quietest of moments.
—Stephen Crane (American Writer)
Of course we all have our limits, but how can you possibly find your boundaries unless you explore as far and as wide as you possibly can? I would rather fail in an attempt at something new and uncharted than safely succeed in a repeat of something I have done.
—A. E. Hotchner (American Author, Playwright)
In your area of responsibility, if you do not control events, you are at the mercy of events.
—Harland Svare (American Football Player, Coach)
Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us.
—Freya Stark (British Explorer, Writer)
Revenge may not be a particularly high consciousness-oriented activity.
—Carrie Fisher (American Actress)
Things do not change, we change.
—Kalidasa (Indian Sanskrit Poet, Dramatist)
Less shame a greater fault would palliate.
—Dante Alighieri (Italian Poet, Philosopher)
They can cut all the flowers, but they cannot stop the coming of spring.
—Pablo Neruda (Chilean Poet)
The notion of religious liberty is that you cannot be forced to participate in a religious ceremony that’s not of your choosing simply because you’re out-voted
—Ira Glass (American Radio Personality)
The greatest inspiration is often born of desperation.
—Comer Cottrell (American Entrepreneur)
I never doubted my ability, but when you hear all your life you’re inferior, it makes you wonder if the other guys have something you’ve never seen before. If they do, I’m still looking for it.
—Hank Aaron (American Baseball Player)