"I would rather be exposed to the inconveniencies attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it."
Thomas Jefferson, 1791 Dec. 23.

"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Benjamin Franklin, February 17 (III) Fri, Feb 17, 1775

"The most profound effects of war are the destruction of art, historical archives, architecture, knowledge and antiquity."

"Cut the cord, know the code."

"To see the dirt on the carpet while walking past the vacuum 25 times so you can present that you found the dirt is neither prudent, efficient or productive."

"Ambition is the last refuge of failure."
Oscar Wilde

"The grass may be greener on the otherside, however, it is still grass, and it still needs
to be cut, fed and nurtured, like the grass you are standing in now."

"People will forgive you for being wrong but they will never forgive you for being right."

"Cover bands are like TV, it can be entertaining at times, but if you look back at the time spent
you'll find that you could have spent your time better. "

"When life has been handed to you on a silver platter, there is nothing left to do but complain."

"You can no more know that which you have never learned than you can go back to where you have never been."

"Life is like a puzzle with dynamic pieces, strategies must be agile, outcomes are marginal victories leading to the next quandry."

"It doesn't matter how much time you put toward something, but rather how much time you take away from something else."

"You must grasp the hand of opportunity in the opportune window of time."