Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence.
Life doesn't have a neat beginning and a tidy end, life is always going on. You should begin in the middle and end in the middle, and it should be all there.
V. S. Naipaul
We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves.
Writing is like a lump of coal. Put it under enough pressure and polish it enough and you might just end up with a diamond. Otherwise, you can burn it to keep warm.
The greatest trouble with most of us is that our demands upon ourselves are so feeble, the call upon the great within of us so weak and intermittent that it makes no impression upon the creative energies; it lacks the force that transmutes desires into realities.
Orison Swett Marden
The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.
If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed by the defects of those with whom we associate.
Difficulties increase the nearer we get to the goal.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything.
Government is, by its very nature, a destroyer of liberties the Obama administration, specifically, is promising to interfere with the economy and the health care system so profoundly that Washington will soon have us all in chains.
I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car.
I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face.
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