Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
– Theodore Roosevelt
Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.
– Arthur C. Clarke
Compatibility means deliberately repeating other people’s mistakes.
– David Wheeler
I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
– Thomas Jefferson
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
So this is how liberty dies, with thunderous applause.
– Padmé Amidala (from the movie Star Wars: Episode III)
Be Yourself. Everyone else is taken.
– Oscar Wilde
Yeah, well, you know that’s just like, uhh, your opinion, man.
– Jeff Lebowski (from the movie The Big Lebowski)
You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.
– Miriam Adeney