A person does not grow from the ground like a vine or a tree, one is not part of a plot of land. Mankind has legs so it can wander.

Roman Payne

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

Benjamin Franklin

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


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

Bob Dylan

Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn't change the heart of others-- it only changes yours.

Shannon Alder

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

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

A man, though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more, and must unbend his mind.


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

Henry David Thoreau

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

Henry David Thoreau

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

C. S. Lewis

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

Marcus Aurelius

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

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

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

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.

Siddhārtha Gautama

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