All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
Benedict de Spinoza
1632 — 1677
If it’s free, it’s probably not worth a damn.
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and those are the people you need to concentrate on.
1918 — 2014
I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.
Hunter S. Thompson
1937 — 2005
A fool will lose tomorrow reaching back for yesterday.
One is always considered mad when one perfects something that others cannot grasp.
1924 — 1978
Send lawyers, guns, and money.
1947 — 2003
All rivers run to the sea yet the sea is not full.
Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein.
If you think the world turned its back on you, take a look around. You probably turned your back on the world.
If you are not living on the edge, then you are taking up too much room.
Today is a gift; that’s why it’s called the present.
One whose every goal is accomplished and every dream fulfilled, lives not as a man but as an instrument of destiny.
If a man wants his dreams to come true, he must wake up.
If you wish to draw tears from me you must first feel pain yourself.
An adult is not a dead child but a child who survived.
I am not conceited, just convinced.
I understand what the world is, but I believe firmly in what it should be.
The harder I looked the less I saw the whole picture.
I too often see people killing catepillars and then complaining there are not enough butterflies.