"We don't see things as they are; we see things as we are."
--Anais Nin, French writer and diarist
"A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery."
-- James Joyce, Irish novelist, from Ulysses
"Be sincere, be brief, be seated."
--Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. president
"Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else."
--Margaret Mead, American cultural anthropologist
"Look for the ridiculous in everything, and you will find it."
--Jules Renard, French author