How beautiful is it to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
— Proverbs

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the school-masters of ever afterward.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
— Pablo Picasso

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward.
— Kurt Vonnegut

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
— Jean Paul