• “I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t laugh.” – Maya Angelo

  • “Nobody roots for Goliath.” – Wilt Chamberlain

  • “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” – Confucius

  • “I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” – Vincent van Gogh

  • “Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” – Ed Viesturs

  • “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” – Erich Fromm

  • “Storytelling is important. Part of human continuity.” – Robert Redford

  • “Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter

  • “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey

  • “A man on foot or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles.” – Edward Abbey

  • “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso

  • “When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Thoreau

  • “The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences.” – Jon Krakauer

  • “Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.” – Rumi

  • “No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

  • “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent van Gogh

  • “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” – Plato

  • “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix

  • “Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.” – Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • “The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath

  • “To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self.” – Søren Kierkegaard

  • “With the truth, all given facts harmonize; but with what is false, the truth soon hits a wrong note.” – Aristotle

  • “Music is the shorthand of emotion.” – Leo Tolstoy

  • “I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.” – Herman Melville, Moby Dick

  • “Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead.” – Hans Christian Andersen

  • “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi

  • “Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.” – Randy Pausch

  • “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” – Victor Hugo

  • “The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?” – Pablo Picasso

  • “Creativity is an act of defiance.” – Twyla Tharp

  • “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein

  • “I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

  • “If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball.” – Phil Jackson

  • “The brain is wider than the sky.” – Emily Dickinson

  • “Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • “Nobody who says, ‘I told you so’ has ever been, or will ever be, a hero.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

  • “It’s always best to start at the beginning – and all you do is follow the Yellow Brick Road.” – Glinda the Good Witch, The Wizard of Oz

  • “If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.” – Erma Bombeck

  • “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” – Mark Twain

  • “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” – Rumi

  • “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan

  • “Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure.” – Emily Wing Smith, Back When You Were Easier to Love

  • “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.” – G.K. Chesterton

  • “Life is adventure, not predicament.” – James Broughton

  • “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux

  • If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” – Anonymous

  • “You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” – Karen Blixen, Out of Africa

  • “Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.” – Gene Perret

  • “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  • “The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.” – Mark Twain

  • “If it’s hysterical, it’s historical.” – The Optimum Health Institute

  • “Do you know why grandchildren are always so full of energy? They suck it out of their grandparents.”- Gene Perret

  • “A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.” – Erma Bombeck

  • “Music inflames temperament.” – Jim Morrison


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