Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.

Vincent Van Gogh

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Elizabeth Wurtzel I was meant to date the captain of the football team, I was going to be on a romantic excursion every Saturday night, I was destined to be collecting corsages from every boy in town before prom, accepting such floral offerings like competing sacrifices to a Delphic goddess.
J. K. Rowling Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose.
Alexander Hamilton Learn to think continentally.
Victoria Justice It's nice to just embrace the natural beauty within you.
Benjamin Carson Here's a nation, one of the founding pillars was freedom of speech and freedom of expression. And yet, we have imposed upon people restrictions on what they can say, on what they can think. And the media is the largest proponent of this, crucifying people who say things really quite innocently.
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Walter Mosley I took up writing to escape the drudgery of that every day cubicle kind of war.
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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation.
Marilyn Monroe Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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Kevin Costner We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there.
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J. Michael Straczynski I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same the wellspring...
Eddie Van Halen I'm blessed with a good pair of ears. That's how I fooled my piano teacher. I'd watch his fingers and I'd listen to it, and I just kind of basically learned it by myself.
Quintilian To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical faculty develops in advance of the imagination.

Vincent Van Gogh

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