It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
Keep a cool head and maintain a low profile. Never take the lead – but aim to do something big.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.
There are all these things I want to do when I don’t have to finish a book. But I have to keep writing because I keep having children.
Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
The CIA’s official history of the Bay of Pigs operation is filled with dramatic and harrowing details that not only lay bare the strategic, logistical, and political problems that doomed the invasion, but also how the still-green President John F. Kennedy scrambled to keep the U.S. from entering into a full conflict with Cuba.
Often people, when they’re confronted with a poem, it’s like someone who keep saying ‘what is the meaning of this? What is the meaning of this?’ And that dulls us to the other pleasures poetry offers.
Technology has given us this wonderful opportunity to have low energy costs. We have to seize that, rather than keep debating and discussing and fighting over it.
Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.
Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.