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Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when we read those lines written by the hand of a master and recognize them as our own, as the tender shoots which we stifled because we lacked the faith to believe in our own powers, our own criterion of truth and beauty. We are all kings, all poets, all musicians; we have only to open up to discover what is already there. – Henry Miller

We are all kings, all poets, all musicians; we have only to open up to discover what is already there. – Henry Miller

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Words are things. A small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. – Byron

Byron on the power of words

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If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business because we’d be too cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down. Annie Dillard

Annie Dillard on learning to fly

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The only way to do great work is to love what you do. – Steve Jobs

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. – Steve Jobs

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I would rather die of passion than of boredom. – Vincent van Gogh

I would rather die of passion than of boredom. – Vincent van Gogh

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We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. –Marie Curie

Marie Curie on living with purpose

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Faith is the ability to honour stillness at some moments and at others to ride the passion and exuberance. ― Alan Lightman

Alan Lightman reflects on two facets of #faith

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The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.Ferdinand Foch

soul on fire

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