Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.