Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win
glorious triumphs, even though checkered by
failure... than to rank with those poor
spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much,
because they live in a gray twilight that knows
not victory nor defeat .
– Theodore Roosevelt
The danger of the
past was that men became slaves. The danger of
the future is that man may become robots.
– Erich Fromm
When mathematical propositions refer to reality,
they are not certain, when they are certain,
they do not refer to reality.
– Albert Einstein
All men, at some moment in their lives feel
themselves to be alone. And they are. ...
Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human
– Octavio Paz