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Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
Oprah Winfrey


The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Oprah Winfrey

In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
Ansel Adams


A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can't be much good.
T. S. Eliot

Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
T. S. Eliot

Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves.
T. S. Eliot


As things are, and as fundamentally they must always be, poetry is not a career, but a mug's game. No honest poet can ever feel quite sure of the permanent value of what he has written: He may have wasted his time and messed up his life for nothing.

T. S. Eliot

Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly.
T. S. Eliot


It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves.
T. S. Eliot

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
Robert H. Schuller

You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Steve Jobs

At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in.
Rosa Parks


Time stays, we go.
H. L. Mencken

 

Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.
H. L. Mencken


Each party steals so many articles of faith from the other, and the candidates spend so much time making each other's speeches, that by the time election day is past there is nothing much to do save turn the sitting rascals out and let a new gang in.
H. L. Mencken

Men have a much better time of it than women. For one thing, they marry later; for another thing, they die earlier.
H. L. Mencken

A bad man is the sort who weeps every time he speaks of a good woman.
H. L. Mencken

 

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