Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening

Getrude Stein

When the wheel spins,
it's on the edges that the sparks fly.

Margaret Atwood

The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is - it's to imagine what is possible.

bell hooks

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty;
not knowing what comes next.

Ursula le Guin

Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?

Maya Angelou – Still I Rise

What I had that others didn't was a capacity for sticking to it.

Doris Lessing