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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Edwin Hubble

A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority.

Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Andre Gide

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

C. S. Lewis

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


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

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Be it life or death, we crave only reality.

Henry David Thoreau

Heroes are often the most ordinary of men.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Bob Dylan

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

Thich Nhat Hanh

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

Siddhārtha Gautama

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

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

Shannon Alder

A tree that is unbending is usually broken.

Loa Tzu

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

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

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.

Albert Einstein

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

Henry David Thoreau

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