“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
“I do not choose to be a common man…it is my right to be uncommon — if I can…I seek opportunity- -not security…I want to take the calculated risk; to dream and to build, to fail and to succeed… to refuse to barter incentive for a dole…I prefer the challenges of life to the guaranteed existence, the thrill of fulfillment to the stale calm of utopias….” —Peter O’Toole, from O’Toole by Talese.
“The sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering. Idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing.” —Jaggi Vasudev
“Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It’s all giving you away. Everything you do shows your hand. Everything is a self-portrait. Everything is a diary.” —Diary -Chuck Palahniuk