“It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.”


“You may have a million desires to be in other places, doing other things, but you are not there, you are here.”

Zen Proverb

“The greatest minds, as they are capable of the highest excellences, are open also to the greatest errors.”

Rene Descartes

“If you don’t tell your own story or even find a way to tell snippets of your own story, you give permission for someone else to do it.”

Patricia Smith

“I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection.”


“It’s never the changes we want that change everything.”

Junot Díaz

“To dare is to lose ones footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.”

Soren Kierkegaard

“My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world, and exiles me from it.”

Ursula K. Le Guin

“There’s a lot of narcissism in self-hatred.”

David Foster Wallace

“I can imagine everything except having no imagination.”

Michael Chabon