Vanessa Mártir's Blog

Digging into memory


Quotes meant to uplift and rejuvenate.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
Albert Einstein

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” -Ambrose Redmoon

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” -Anatole France

“When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” -John F. Kennedy

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” -David Lloyd George

“Whether we are describing a king, an assassin, a thief, an honest man, a prostitute, a nun, a young girl, or a stallholder in a market, it is always ourselves that we are describing.” -Guy De Maupassant

“I write for the same reason I breathe – because if I didn’t, I would die.” -Isaac Asimov

“The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one’s family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.” -Nathaniel Hawthorn

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” -Michelangelo

“It was unavoidable, my writing. I feel I had no choice in the matter, no more than I had about an unfortunate bone structure and a healthy head of hair.”
Maureen Howard

“Fantasy flows in where fact leaves a vacuum.” -Tom Stoppard

“I don’t think it’s very useful to open wide the door for young artists; the ones who break down the door are more interesting.” -Paul Schrader

“You see things as they are and ask, ‘Why?’ I dream things as they never were and ask, ‘Why not?'” -George Bernard Shaw

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: