God is the creator, so for that human creativity is a work of Divine.
When the great ship containing the hopes and aspirations of the world, when the great ship freighted with mankind goes down in the night of death, chaos and disaster, I am willing to go down with the ship. I will not be guilty of the ineffable meanness of paddling away in some orthodox canoe. I...
I have always had a sense of curiosity and aspiration.
After much effort to live up to a glorious standard there came fatigue, wan hope, and boredom. I experienced extreme boredom. I saw others experiencing it too, many denying, by the way, that any such thing existed. And finally I decided that I would make boredom my subject matter. That I’d study it. That I’d...
Don’t try to justify yourself on the ground that somebody must do this kind of work. Let “somebody,” not yourself, take the responsibility … Many a man has dwarfed his manhood, cramped his intellect, crushed his aspiration, blunted his finer sensibilities, in some mean, narrow occupation because there was money in it.
The true measure of a man is not what he dreams, but what he aspires to be; a dream is nothing without action. Whether one fails or succeeds is irrelevant; all that matters is that there was motion in his life. That alone affects the world.
In other words, all I want to be is the Jane Austen of south Alabama
You recreate your world to your taste with God’s Word in your mouth.
Don’t call yourself discouraged anymore;it’s no longer your name.
Be a King. Dare to be Different, dare to manifest your greatness.
My name is a half an hour early, but my body is on time.
We swung over the hills and over the town and back again, and I saw how a man can be master of a craft, and how a craft can be master of an element. I saw the alchemy of perspective reduce my world, and all my other life, to grains in a cup. I learned...
Approach each new day as a new opportunity to be the person you aspire to be.