If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.

Character is made by what you stand for; reputation by what you fall for.

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.

Not the fruit of experience but experience itself, is the end.

It's in the act of having to do things that you don't want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego.

The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self.

 image quote by William Hazlitt

If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.

The first mistake of Art is to assume that it's serious.

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.

Some people grumble because roses have thorns; I am thankful that the thorns have roses.

In art there are tears that lie too deep for thought.

In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.

The most silent people are generally those who think most highly of themselves.

 image quote by Kenneth Tynan

A critic is someone who knows the way but can't drive the car.

A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.

How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!

There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.

To be happy is to be able to become aware of oneself without fright.

Charm is a glow within a woman which casts a most becoming light on others.

He who doesn't lose his wits over certain things has no wits to lose.

 image quote by Margaret Fuller

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.

Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.

You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.

Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.

The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses.

As is our confidence, so is our capacity.

A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult.

 image quote by Margaret Fuller

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.

Whiskey has killed more men than bullets, but most men would rather be full of whiskey than bullets.

Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it.

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!

Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.

The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.

 image quote by Roger Ebert

I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.

The most learned are often the most narrow minded.

Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal.

The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking - and looking.

The greatest pleasure I know, is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.

One would go mad if one took the Bible seriously; but to take it seriously one must be already mad.

Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.

 image quote by George Steiner

Every language is a world. Without translation, we would inhabit parishes bordering on silence.

Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.

If you hate what you're seeing, you call it sex and violence.

If you like it, you call it "romance and adventure."

I would like to spend my whole life traveling, if I could borrow another life to spend at home.

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.

Metaphors are much more tenacious than facts.

Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as outrageously as the world lets them.

 image quote by Barbara Johnson

Attitude is the minds paintbrush. It can color any situation.

Highly educated bores are by far the worst;

they know so much, in such fiendish detail, to be boring about.

What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.

There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.

The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.

The age of the book is almost gone.

When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.

 image quote by Margaret Fuller

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

We are all of us, more or less, the slaves of opinion.

I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.