Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes; art is knowing which ones to keep.
Scott Adams, cartoonist ( )
Nothing which does not transport is poetry. The lyre is a winged instrument.
Joseph Joubert, essayist (1754-1824 )
In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.
Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer and orator (1833-1899 )
There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.
Richard Feynman, physicist, Nobel laureate (1918-1988 )
I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer.
Douglas Adams, satirist (1952-2001 )
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Kahlil Gibran, mystic, poet, and artist (1883-1931 )
No sooner is the rage of hunger appeased than it becomes difficult to comprehend the meaning of starvation. It is only when you suffer that you really understand.
Jules Verne, science fiction author (1828-1905 )
The world is a story we tell ourselves about the world.
Vikram Chandra, novelist (b. 1961 )
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
Horace, poet and satirist (65-8 BCE )
The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas
Linus Pauling, chemist, peace activist, author, educator; Nobel Prize in chemistry, Nobel Peace Prize (1901-1994)