"Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic." -Oscar Wilde
"Do not do what someone else could do as well as you. Do not say, do
not write, what someone else could say, could write, as well as you.
Care for nothing in yourself but what you feel exists nowhere else. And,
out of yourself create, impatiently or patiently, the most
irreplaceable of beings." -André Gide
"Others can stop you temporarily- you are the only one who can do it permanently." -Zig Ziglar
"This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don’t get impatient.
Even if things are so tangled up you can’t do anything, don’t get
desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread
before it’s ready to come undone. You have to figure it’s going to be a
long process and that you’ll work on things slowly, one at a time."
-Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood