[End of diatribe. We now return you to your regularly scheduled programming...]Larry Wall in Configure from the perl distribution
An Indian tribe is sovereign to the extent that the U.S. permits it to be sovereign.Russell Smith
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.Jane Austen, Emma
If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.Virginia
Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.Anatole France
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear-not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave.Lucius Annaeus Seneca
What am I afraid of I'll tell you a feather. that's right, a feather. How could anyone be afraid of a feather, you say. That's an honest question, and I'll try to give it an honest answer. First of all, did I say it was a poison feather
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.