“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”
— Muhammad Ali
“Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion.”
— Adams, Scott. The Dilbert Principle. New York: HarperBusiness, 1996, p. 76.
“We do not do what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are — that is the fact.”
— Jean Paul Sartre. Situations, II. 1939.
“We're all living proof that nothing lasts”
— Son Volt. “Route”. Trace. 1995.
“More and more makes a hunger for less.”
— Uncle Tupelo. “Fall Down Easy”. Still Feel Gone. 1991.
“This is a fundamental notion of the Web Dream: you don't really need a commodity to get rich. People will pay for... your concept!”
— Quittner, Josh. “Web Dreams”. Wired 4.11. November 1996. p. 168.
“The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know.”
— Harry S. Truman according to Merle Miller in Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman, ch. 23. 1974.