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Every compulsion is put upon writers to become safe, polite, obedient, and sterile. - Sinclair Lewis


All your hopes, dreams, goals and aspirations are amenable to hard work. - Brian Tracy


The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure. - Hermann Hesse


What good I see humbly I seek to do, And live obedient to the law, in trust That what will come, and must come, shall come well. - Sir Edwin Arnold


Everything vanishes around me, and works are born as if out of the void. Ripe, graphic fruits fall off. My hand has become the obedient instrument of a remote will. - Paul Klee


For those who are willing to make an effort, great miracles and wonderful treasures are in store. - Isaac Bashevis Singer


At fifteen my heart was set on learning; at thirty I stood firm; at forty I had no more doubts; at fifty I knew the mandate of heaven; at sixty my ear was obedient; at seventy I could follow my heart's desire without transgressing the norm. - Confucius


The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum, even encourage the more critical and dissident views. That gives people the sense that there's free thinking going on, while all the time the presuppositions of the system are being reinforced by the limits put on the range of the debate. - Noam Chomsky