The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his/her life will be.
Every artist was first an amateur. Ralph Waldo Emerson
DOubt whom you will, but never yourself. Christian Nestell Bovee
Inspiration and genius--one and the same. Victor Hugo
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them. Henry David Thoreau