Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.

Speech delivered on June 12, 2005.

-  Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios (1955 -2011)

Be daring, be different, be impractical; be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.

-  Sir Cecil Beaton, British photographer (1904-1980)