To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.


— Ralph Waldo Emerson


How Strong are Your Passions?

If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength.

de La Rochefoucauld, Francois

— François de La Rochefoucauld

Live Your Passion

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.

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— Vincent van Gogh

Humor Friday

I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.

Jerome, Jerome K

— Jerome K. Jerome, English writer and humorist

Forge Your Own Path in Life

Don’t be satisfied with stories—how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.


— Rumi, 13th century Persian poet

“And since you are a breath in God’s sphere, and a leaf in God’s forest, you too should rest in reason and move in passion.”

Gibran, Khalil

— Khalil Gibran, from the wonderful piece, “On Reason and Passion”


The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.

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— John Milton