Tuesday, April 3, 2012 by Abhinav Maurya
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When Wanderlust Hits Me
Quotes From Here And There
- Albert Einstein
- Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction.
- Dylan Thomas
- I fell in love – that is the only expression I can think of – at once, and am still at the mercy of words, though sometimes now, knowing a little of their behavior very well, I think I can influence them slightly and have even learned to beat them now and then, which they appear to enjoy.
- Eddie Cantor
- It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.
- Edward Abbey
- May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
- e e cummings
- To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best night and day to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
- Eyler Coates
- We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually produce a masterpiece. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
- Without music, life would be a mistake.
- Gustave Flaubert
- The one way of tolerating existence is to lose oneself in literature as in a perpetual orgy.
- Going to the Opera is like making love; we get bored but we come back.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
- If I love you, what business is it of yours?
- John Steinbeck
- Only through imitation do we develop toward originality.
- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
- There is no remedy so easy as books, which if they do not give cheerfulness, at least restore quiet to the most troubled mind.
- Leonard Cohen
- Ring the bells that still can ring;
Forget your perfect offering.
There is a crack in everything;
That's how the light gets in.
- The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
- Paul Sweeney
- You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
- Peter Altenberg
- I never dreamed of being Shakespeare or Goethe, and I never expected to hold the great mirror of truth up before the world; I dreamed only of being a little pocket mirror, the sort that a woman can carry in her purse; one that reflects small blemishes, and some great beauties, when held close enough to the heart.
- Robert Frost
- In three words, I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
- There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money.
- Satchel Paige
- Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
- Thomas Mann
- A writer is somebody for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.
- V S Naipaul
- The writer has only to listen very carefully and with a clear heart to what people say to him, and ask the next question, and the next.