To be, or not to be? That is the question—
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And, by opposing, end them?
━ Hamlet Act 3, Scene 1 - Shakespeare
Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people.
━ Adrian Mitchell
I don’t feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning.
━ Michel Foucault
If you can’t say anything nice about anyone else, come sit next to me.
Stay the course, light a star, change the world wherever you are.
━ Richard Le Gallienne
But my people have been wearing green glasses on their eyes for so long that most of them think this really is an Emerald City
━ L. Frank Baum
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
━ Eleanor Roosevelt
For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
━ Audrey Hepburn
Does he really think big emotions come from big words?
━ Ernest Hemingway