"When you cannot make up your mind between two evenly balanced courses of action, choose the bolder."
– William Joseph Slim
"The most important things to do in the world are to get something to eat, something to drink, and somebody to love you."
– Brendan Behan
"Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will."
– George Bernard Shaw
"If one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better."
– Jane Austen
"You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering."
– Henri Frédéric Amiel