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“Americanism means the virtues of
—the virtues that made America.
The things that will destroy America are
safety-first instead of duty-first,
the love of soft living
the get-rich-quick theory of life.”

- Theodore Roosevelt


"I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity."
- Gilda Radner

"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death."
- Robert Fulghum


My attempt at getting closer to the infamous Kevin Bacon.


"The reality of the other person is not in what he reveals to you, but in what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says but rather what he does not say."
- Kahlil Gibran


"A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree; or draw a child by studying the outlines of its form merely . . . but by watching for a time his motions and plays, the painter enters into his nature and can then draw him at every attitude . . ."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Life is 'trying things to see if they work.'"
- Ray Bradbury


"Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind.
Then they proceed with strong determination."
 - Buddha

"The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong."
- Thomas Carlyle


“I'll publish, right or wrong:  Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
- Lord Byron


Eleven ways to transform your life.