"For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Thomas Mann on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Thomas Mann on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Thomas Mann on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Thomas Mann on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Thomas Mann on John Wooden
"An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates."
"For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us and appointing himself as our guide."
"Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd."
"For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts."
"All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life."