"Adversity is another way to measure the greatness of individuals. I never had a crisis that didn't make me stronger."
- Lou Holtz
...he will be successful who directs his actions according to the spirit of the times, and that he whose actions do not accord with the times will not be successful.
- Niccolo Machiavelli
- Don't do what you want. Do what you don't want. Do what you're trained not to want. Do the things that scare you the most.
- - Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters, 1999 US writer (1962 - )
There's no correlation between creativity and equipment ownership. None. Zilch. Nada. Actually, as the artist gets more into his thing, and as he gets more successful, his number of tools tends to go down. He knows what works for him. Expending mental energy on stuff wastes time.
- Hugh Macleod, How To Be Creative: 10, 08-22-04
The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperon.
- Amy Vanderbilt
US authority on etiquette (1908 - 1974)