Resolutions written by 18th century theologian, John Edwards, at the tender age of 19.
"An artist has to understand silence. An artist has to create a space for silence to enter his work. Silence is like an island in the middle of a turbulent ocean" -Marina Abramović
The "great and profound mistake which my typical man makes in regard to his day," "he persists in looking upon those hours from ten to six as 'the day,' to which the ten hours preceding them and the six hours following them are nothing but a prologue and epilogue."... "utterly illogical and unhealthy."" - How …
Antonin-Dalmace Sertillanges, a professor of moral philosophy reflects on the life of the mind and the process of mastering cognitively demanding tasks in The Intellectual Life:"Men of genius themselves were great only by bringing all their power to bear on the point on which they had decided to show their full measure."