We never really maximized our creative potential by, I can say it, whoring ourselves out to people who knew less than we did. If you have the skills to do client work, you have the skills to make your own product. You’re selling yourself short by selling that on a work for hire basis. — Jim Coudal

I felt like a racehorse in a world without racetracks. — Sylvia Plath

I have no ideas about what the paintings imply about the world. I don’t think that’s a painter’s business. He just paints paintings without a conscious reason. — Jasper Johns

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what is takes to sit down and listen. — Winston Churchill

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes. — Elanor Roosevelt

You know, I don’t go out very much, I stay in my hotel room and I write music. — Lady Gaga

For five years now I’ve been addicted to cold turkey. And I would tell people I’m quitting cold turkey. They’re like ‘What are you quitting?’, I’m like, ‘I’m quitting fucking cold turkey.’ — Zach Galifianakis

When asked, “How do you write?” I invariably answer, “One word at a time,” and the answer is invariably dismissed. But that is all it is. It sounds too simple to be true, but consider the Great Wall of China, if you will: one stone at a time, man. That’s all. One stone at a time. But I’ve read you can see that motherfucker from space without a telescope. — Stephen King

It’s not any more unusual to be born twice than it is to be born once. — Ray Wylie Hubbard

We die only once, and for such a long time. — Molière

I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey. — Mark Twain

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. — Thomas Edison

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn. — Gore Vidal

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. — Jimi Hendrix

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. — Stephen King