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Map out your future - but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip.
Jon Bon Jovi
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.
Vincent Van Gogh
What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations.
A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
Your body is like a piece of dynamite. You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you'll never make it explode. You hit it once with a hammer: Bang! Get serious. Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and half of nonsense. It's so much more rewarding.
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Computers don't create computer animation any more than a pencil creates pencil animation. What creates computer animation is the artist.
Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Ideas are elusive, slippery things. Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside, so you can stab them during the night before they get away.
You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be led.
I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.
One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil.
If you've got the body and the chutzpah, a pencil skirt is so sexy on older women. Look for ones that fall just below the knee. Think 1940s, cinched-in jackets - imagine you are Lauren Bacall on a date with Humphrey Bogart and you just absolutely have to wear very high heels.
People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph.
It's not how big your pencil is; it's how you write your name.
I write about myself with the same pencil and in the same exercise book as about him. It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning.
I'm born with a pencil in my hand. I did lots of sketching.
A programming language is for thinking about programs, not for expressing programs you've already thought of. It should be a pencil, not a pen.
About the use of language: it is impossible to sharpen a pencil with a blunt axe. It is equally vain to try to do it with ten blunt axes instead.
Inflated descriptions by the pen or exaggerated illustrations by the pencil.
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
I have owed you this letter for a very long time-but my fingers have avoided the pencil as though it were an old and poisoned tool.
I ain't never far away from a pencil and paper or a tape recorder.
A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper. You must not edit until you get it all on paper. If you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness, you'll do yourself a service.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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