"We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves."

— Galileo Galilei

"I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not."

— Kurt Cobain

"Our deepest fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasure."

— Maria Rainer Rilke

"You have to learn to say no. This is the basis to remain faithful to yourself."

— Juliette Greco (in an interview at Kampnagel in Hamburg on 21 September 2012)

"Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply."

— Stephen R. Covey

"Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him, they don’t like him."

— Marlene Dietrich

"The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe."

— Gustave Flaubert

"Children who aren’t loved will become adults who do not love."

— Pearl S. Buck

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished."

— Lao Tzu

"Our Similarities bring us to a common ground; Our Differences allow us to be fascinated by each other."

— Tom Robbins