It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.

Henry David Thoreau

No, I'm not a good shot, but I shoot often.

Theodore Roosevelt

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.

Edwin Hubble

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

Albert Einstein

When you compare the sorrows of real life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever.

Alexandre Dumas

be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else's idea of yourself should be.

Henry David Thoreau

Be it life or death, we crave only reality.

Henry David Thoreau

We are all a little schizophrenic. Each of us has three different people living inside us every day—who you were, who you are and who you will become. The road to sanity is to recognize those identities, in order to know who you are today.

Shannon L. Alder

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.

Henry David Thoreau

Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.

Benjamin Franklin

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Andre Gide

Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.

Henry David Thoreau

Heroes are often the most ordinary of men.

Henry David Thoreau

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

Albert Einstein

A tree that is unbending is usually broken.

Loa Tzu

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.

Henry David Thoreau

There is more religion in men's science, than there is science in their religion.

Henry David Thoreau

When you begin to see that your enemy is suffering, that is the beginning of insight.

Thich Nhat Hanh

You must remember that no one lives a life free from pain and suffering.

Sophocles

A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority.

Henry David Thoreau

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

Benjamin Franklin

Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.

Bob Dylan

What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.

Henry David Thoreau

When I have tried and failed, I shall have failed.

Sophocles