If you're able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence.Barbara Cook
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.Ovid
By the pricking of my thumbs,Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks!William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 4 scene 1
Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a HouseWill Rogers
Vladimir: That passed the time.Estragon: It would have passed in any case.Vladimir: Yes, but not so rapidly.Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot 1955
What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul I suppose this depends somewhat upon the size of the soul. I think there are cases where the trade would do.Josh Billings
Living and dying is not the big issue. The big issue is what you're going to do with your time while you are here.
Indignation boils my blood at the thought of the heritage we are throwing away; at the thought that, with few exceptions, the fight for freedom is left to the poor, forlorn and defenseless, and to the few radicals and revolutionaries who would make use of liberty to destroy, rather than to maintain, American institutions.
Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.