"Misfortune weighs most heavily on those who expect nothing but good fortune." — Seneca
- Notes: The credit belongs to — It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better.
- The greatest mystery is not that we have been flung at random… — "The greatest mystery is not that we have been flung at random between the profusion of matter and of the stars, but that within this prison we can draw from ourselves images powerful enough to deny our nothingness." - Andre Malraux.
- A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion… — "A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.
- Energy follows thought — "Energy follows thought.
- Paper vs Electronic Writing Material — You can backspace on a word processor.