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These quotes are found on the new categories of the Mosaic.

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"All kinds of enterprises should be created which will provide an inspiration for every art, find employment for every hand... we must devote ourselves to acquiring things that will be the source of everlasting fame." - Pericles

"Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain" - Oread Saying

"TELL me, Muse, of that man, so ready at need, who wandered far and wide, after he had sacked the sacred citadel of Troy, and many were the men whose towns he saw and whose mind he learnt, yea, and many the woes he suffered in his heart upon the deep, striving to win his own life and the return of his company." - Homer in "The Odyssey" on Poseidon

"The sea appeared to have shrunk into itself, as if pushed back by the tremors of the earth...the banks had widened, and many sea creatures were beached on the sand. In the other direction gaped a horrible black cloud torn by sudden bursts of fire in snake- like flashes, revealing elongated flames similar to lightning but larger. And then came the ashes..." - Pliny the Younger - on the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

"The god Tem, the Governor, the only One among the gods, hath spoken, and his word passeth not away." - The Book of the Dead; 78, Papyrus of Nu

"One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Art begins with resistance—at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor." ~ André Gide


"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step into the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to." ~ J.R.R Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Collaboration feeds innovation. In the spirit of workshopping, please revisit those threads you've critiqued to see if the author has incorporated your ideas, or requests further feedback from you. In addition, reciprocate with those who've responded to you in kind.

"I believe it is the act of remembrance, long after our bones have turned to dust, to be the true essence of an afterlife." ~ Lorraine M. Kanter

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