Quotes October 19 & 20, 2020

Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.
Margaret Atwood
 
 
 
 
A man is great not because he hasn’t failed; a man is great because failure hasn’t stopped him.
Confucius
 
 
 
 
Acceptance is going to a restaurant where the salad’s not great, but the steak is fine.
Albert Brooks,
actor, comedian, writer, director
 
 
 
 
No one expected me. Everything awaited me.
Patti Smith,
singer-songwriter, musician, writer
 
 
 
 
In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Oscar Wilde,
writer, playwright
 
 
 
 
You have to be vigilant about keeping your own fire alive.
Tift Merritt,
singer-songwriter, musician
 
 
 
 
Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.
Albert Camus,
writer, philosopher, Nobel Prize winner