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Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.

Every hero becomes a bore at last.
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.
A great man is always willing to be little.
When Nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
Impossible' is not a scientific term.
Our true enemies are: ignorance and limitation.
Space is as infinite as we can imagine, and expanding this perspective is what adjusts humankind’s focus on conquering our true enemies, the formidable foes: ignorance and limitation.
People who worship only themselves get a slick, polished look -- like monuments. Too bad they had to go so soon
Love is the eternal first breath.
Harmony, rhythm, concision, concinnity are all elements that are epitomized in poetry. Cultivated in poetry, which is the nucleus of the creative impulse, these elemetns serve every art form: acting a character, writing a novel, creating music, dance, sculpture, painting.
The body knows no pain, not like the soul. At least a nerve has limits, a body part a name. But the soul ... the soul ... There is no bandage -- even crying is in vain.
I suppose it would be a lot easier if a training manual were issued at puberty. Chapter One: what your body is feeling isn't necessarily you.
When we love, we are courageous; and courage has nothing to do with being fearless, it’s about being willing to experience fear, even dread, to do what we must, without guarantee of outcome
I believe Love is the most courageous act of which a human being is capable. The word courage even stems from the root word “heart” (coeur). Scientifically speaking, it is quantifiable only by recognition of its quality.
To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
Sex in space is not just a good idea, it's survival.
I'm in love with the whole world.
Penalty is different than punishment, because it offers something with which to regain honor.
I consider myself more exportant than important.
God and I were nude.
Our neighborhood - this solar system, the cosmos, actually - is so much more vast and amazing than the paltry headlines, insanity, and politics crammed at us daily as so-called news. The beauty of the hood and discoveries that await us are deserving of our attention and mandatory to our survival as a species.
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points

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