(yes, yes I know it's 6 but I simply had to have the circumstantial evidence once...)
I’m not going to die because I failed as someone else. I’m going to succeed as myself.
Margaret Cho, I'm The One That I Want, 1999
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
Self-development is a higher duty than self-sacrifice.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 - 1902)
Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.
Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.
Roald Dahl (1916 - 1990), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
Thomas Szasz, The Second Sin (1973) "Personal Conduct"