If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”
- B.B. King
"Education is of no value and talent is worthless - unless you have an unwavering aim. Never find yourself without a compass."
-- Condoleezza Rice
Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. - Stephen King
"No problem can be solved by the same consciousness that created it. We need to see the world anew.'Albert Einstein
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out
Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan. Abraham Lincoln
"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from indomitable will."
-- Mahatma Gandhi, statesman