William Shakespeare: To thine own self be true

William Shakespeare

This above all: to thine own self be true, / And it must follow, as the night the day, / Thou canst not then be false to any man. –William Shakespeare, poet and dramatist (1564-1616).

Francoise Sagan: Writing

I shall live badly if I do not write, and I shall write badly if I do not live. –Francoise Sagan, playwright and novelist (1935-2004)



Françoise sagan, All'impazzata, Astoria 2011; ...

Françoise sagan, All’impazzata, Astoria 2011; progetto grafico di zevilhéritier. Copertina (part.), 3 (Photo credit: federico novaro)

Mark Twain: Truth and fiction

Official portrait of Mark Twain in his DLitt (...

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.

Mark Twain

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Persecution and not…


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Ralph Waldo Emerson Español: Ralph Waldo Emerson. Français : Ralph Waldo Emerson Italiano: Ralph Waldo Emerson Nederlands: Fotogravure van Ralph Waldo Emerson Português: Ralph Waldo Emerson Русский: Ральф Уолдо Эмерсон Svenska: Ralph Waldo Emerson (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. –Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882).



Corrie Ten Boom: Worry

Corrie ten Boom, "The Hiding Place"

Corrie ten Boom, “The Hiding Place” (Photo credit: Corrie ten Boom Museum)

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. ”
Corrie Ten Boom