Quotes (2)

Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - yours or his.
Franklin P. Jones

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
Helen Keller

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Reggie Leach

The only one who doesn't make mistakes is the one who doesn't do anything.
V. I. Lenin

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark burn out in a brilliant blaze than it be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Jack London

I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.
Steve Martin 
...star and co-writer of "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid"

The story is always better than your ability to write it. My belief about this is that if you ever get to the point that you think you’ve done a story justice, you’re in the wrong business.
Robin McKinley