The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor.
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It does not matter much whom we live with in this world, but it matters a great deal whom we dream of.
Give the people a new word and they think they have a new fact.
A child's attitude toward everything is an artist's attitude.
The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
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So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status; it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order.
Rowan D. Williams
Fifty years ago, it was the dream of every bohemian artist to be seen getting out of a limousine wearing blue jeans and sneakers. Today, it's the dream of probably half the people in the country.
Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.