- Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible – not to have run away.
— Dag Hammarskjold
- Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
— Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, 200 A.D.
- Only the mediocre are always at their best.
— Jean Giraudoux
- It’s better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
— Steve Jobs, Odyssey: Pepsi to Apple