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Inspiration is never genuine if it is known as inspiration at the time. True inspiration always steals on a person; its importance not being fully recognised for some time.

Samuel Butler

Childhood, at its best, is a perpetual adventure, in the truest sense of that overtaxed word: a setting forth into trackless lands that might have come to existence the instant before you first laid eyes on them.

Michael Chabon

Imagination was given to man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

Francis Bacon

Money is the greatest concern for small characters, but is nothing but the smallest for great characters.

Nicolas Chamfort

Middle-class women who entertain the hope or fancy of being something in the world, lose Nature's happiness and miss Society's. They are the most unfortunate creatures I have known.

Nicolas Chamfort

To die completely, a person must not only forget but be forgotten, and he who is not forgotten is not dead.

Samuel Butler

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.

Wystan Hugh Auden

All work, even cotton spinning, is noble; work is alone noble ... A life of ease is not for any man, nor for any god.

Thomas Carlyle

Doesn't love show its face when it satisfies the need of the loved one, for the loved one's sake alone?

Orson Scott Card

You can do a lot with diplomacy, but with diplomacy backed up by force you can get a lot more done.

Kofi Atta Annan

The achievement of happiness requires not the ... satisfaction of our needs ... but the examination and transformation of those needs.

Stanley Louis Cavell

Fortune leaves always some door open to come at a remedy.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Man is more than an animal only in that he finds expression for the beautiful.

John Carroll

Magic is the science and the art of causing change to occur in conformity with will.

Peter J. Carroll

When you're up for an Oscar, you just get offered everything. It's fantastic, but a lot of it you're completely inappropriate for.

Helena Bonham Carter

Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.

Albert Camus

In prosperity prepare for a change; in adversity hope for one.

James Burgh

For the game is everlasting only insofar as we keep returning to it for delights put into it by countless boys of all ages.

Sir Neville Cardus

Knowledge is not happiness, and science But an exchange of ignorance for that Which is another kind of ignorance.

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron

For it is no railways, roads, and power stations that give rise to industrial capitalism: it is the emergence of industrial capitalism that leads to the building of railways, to the construction of roads, and to the establishment of power stations.

Paul Alexander Baran

I read because I love the experience, because it is a powerful teacher of life, because it transforms me.

Leo Babauta

Time changes all things and cultivates even in herself an appreciation of irony, and, therefore, why shouldn't I have changed a trifle?

James Branch Cabell

But experience has shown that to be true which Appius says in his verses, that every man is the architect of his own fortune.

Appius Claudius Caecus

History is filled with examples of men and women who rendered highly effective performance without the conventional badges of accomplishment in terms of certificates, diplomas, or degrees. Diplomas and tests are useful servants, but Congress has mandated the commonsense proposition that they are not to become masters of reality.

Warren Earl Burger

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