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    “The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.” ~ Virginia Woolf
     
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    Baseball players say they don’t have to look to see if they hit a home run, they can feel it.

    ~ Aaron Sorkin

     
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    Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.

    T.S. Eliot
     
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    We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.

    Steve Jobs
     
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    It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.

    Steve Jobs
     
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    I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next.

    Steve Jobs
     
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    Put (a) problem on a shelf. Compartmentalize it. Keep going.

    Rich Fischer
     
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    Impetuosity and audacity often achieve what ordinary means fail to achieve.

    Author Unknown
     
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    It goes against the American storytelling grain to have someone in a situation he can’t get out of, but I think this is very usual in life. There are people, particularly dumb people, who are in terrible trouble and never get out of it, because they’re not intelligent enough. It strikes me as gruesome and comical that in our culture we have an expectation that man can always solve his problems.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     
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    There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Mafia.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     
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    Everybody’s shaking in his boots, so don’t be bluffed.

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     
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    Live as if you were already dead.

    Zen Admonition
     
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    Real artists ship.

    Steve Jobs, meaning that while making Great things is important, it is even more important to actually produce things that can be delivered to people.
     
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    If anyone hates it, do more.

    Andy Warhol
     
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    I can’t enjoy anything unless everybody is. If one guy is starving someplace, that puts a crimp in my evening.

    Woody Allen
     

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