Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
— C. S. Lewis
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
— George Edward Woodberry
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
— Henry David Thoreau