When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on. – Theodore Roosevelt

I like my relationships like I like my eggs. Over easy. – Jarod Kintz

Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. – C.E.M. Joad

We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down. – Kurt Vonnegut

Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. – Rumi

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. – Henry Thomas Buckle

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. – Oscar Wilde

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun. – Pablo Picasso

Doors are for people with no imagination. – Derek Landy

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. – Maya Angelou

Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it. – Lloyd Alexander

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. – Dr. Seuss


When I was your age, television was called books. – William Goldman

I have too many fantasies to be a housewife … I guess I am a fantasy. – Marilyn Monroe

There’s a time and place for everything, and I believe it’s called ‘fan fiction.’ – Joss Whedon

She moved like a poem and smiled like a sphinx. – Laini Taylor

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. – Albert Einstein

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. – Douglas Adams

I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens. – Woody Allen

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. – Groucho Marx

The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. – Terry Pratchett

Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company. – Benjamin Franklin Wade

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