“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you."

- ralph waldo emerson


"For though we often need to be restored to the small, concrete, limited, and certain, we as often need to be reminded of the large, vague, unlimited, unknown."

-a r ammons


"Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home."

-james joyce