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One should stick to the sort of thing for which one was made; I tried to be an herbalist, whereas I should keep to the butcher's trade. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

I wrote because I had to. I couldn't stop. There wasn't anything else I could do. If no one ever bought anything, anything I ever did, I'd still be writing. It's beyond a compulsion. (Quote by - Tennessee Williams)

There's no right way of writing. There's only your way. (Quote by - Milton Lomask)

If a man has a talent and cannot use it, he has failed. If he has a talent and uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded, and won a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know. (Quote by - Thomas Wolfe)

To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying "Amen" to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to keep your soul alive. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

Your readiest desire is your path to joy ... even if it destroys you. (Quote by - Holbrook Jackson)

The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming, and what one has in fact become. (Quote by - Ashley Montagu)

Each of us has some unique capability waiting for realization. Every person is valuable in his own existence, for himself alone ... each of us can bring to fruition these innate, God-given abilities. (Quote by - George H. Bender)

No matter where I run, I meet myself there. (Quote by - Dorothy Fields)

The history of human growth is at the same time the history of every new idea heralding the approach of a brighter dawn, and the brighter dawn has always been considered illegal, outside of the law. (Quote by - Emma Goldman)

I know that I haven't powers enough to divide myself into one who earns and one who creates. (Quote by - Tillie Olsen)

Dress to please yourself.... Forget you are what you wear.... Wear what you are. (Quote by - Elizabeth Hawkes)

The same man cannot be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence. (Quote by - Euripides)

We live counterfeit lives in order to resemble the idea we first had of ourselves. (Quote by - Andre Gide)

Right is the eternal sun; the world cannot delay its coming. (Quote by - Wendell Phillips)

The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience. (Quote by - Harper Lee)

If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. (Quote by - Katharine Hepburn)

Do what thy manhood bids thee do. (Quote by - Sir Richard Burton)

The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere. (Quote by - Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

Men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to become like each other. (Quote by - David Riesman)

To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves is one and the same thing. (Quote by - Janet Erskine Stuart)

I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. (Quote by - Edward Everett Hale)

Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more. (Quote by - Gail Hamilton)

Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Learn what you are, and be such. (Quote by - Pindar)

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