“You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else.”

Aug 25 2012

Chuck Palahniuk, an American novelist and freelance journalist, who describes his work as transgressional fiction. He is best known as the author of the award-winning novel Fight Club, which also was made into a feature film.

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“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”

Aug 24 2012

Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

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“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”

Aug 23 2012

Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), was an American author and humorist.

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“At the center of your being, you have the answer: you know who you are and you know what you want.”

Aug 22 2012

Lao Tzu, famous Chinese philosopher and forefather of Taoism (Daoism).

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“Even though I have often recorded alone, I still feel the best music is made by musicians playing off each other.”

Aug 21 2012

– John Fogerty, lead vocalist and writer of Creedence Clearwater Revival.

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“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. ”

Aug 20 2012

Lao Tzu, famous Chinese philosopher and forefather of Taoism (Daoism).

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“I don't think the critics could understand what we were doing.”

Aug 17 2012

– Jimmy Page, lead guitarist of Led Zeppelin.

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“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement, the greater part of life is sunshine. ”

Aug 16 2012

– Thomas Jefferson, an American founding father and third President of the United States of America.

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“If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it's to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.”

Aug 15 2012

Jim Morrison, famous lead vocalist of the legendary band – The Doors.

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“When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty.”

Aug 14 2012

– Norm Crosby.

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“I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.”

Aug 13 2012

– Aryeh Frimer.

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“Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.”

Aug 12 2012

Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

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“Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century.”

Aug 11 2012

Dame Edna Everage.

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“I have made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.”

Aug 10 2012

Blaise Pascal. A French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen.

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“The earth has music for those who listen.”

Aug 9 2012

William Shakespeare.

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“If the lessons of history teach us anything it is that nobody learns the lessons that history teaches us.”

Aug 8 2012

– Anon.

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“Alright brain, I don't like you and you don't like me, so just get me through this exam so I can go back to killing you slowly with beer.”

Aug 7 2012

– Homer Simpson.

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“To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.”

Aug 5 2012

Abraham Maslow. An American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs. He stressed the importance of focusing on the positive qualities in people, as opposed to treating them as a “bag of symptoms”.

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“I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm’s way.”

Aug 5 2012

– John Paul Jones. The first well known naval fighter during the American Revolution.

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“You’ll never get a Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole! Follow me!”

Aug 3 2012

– Capt. Henry P. Crowe (Guadalcanal, January 1943).

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“Better to fight for something than live for nothing.”

Aug 1 2012

George S. Patton. George was a well known and successful American General during the second World War.

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“Knowledge is realizing that the street is one-way, wisdom is looking both directions anyway .”

Jul 31 2012

– Unknown.

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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. ”

Jul 26 2012

– Nelson Mandela.

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“We must not forget that days may come when our patience, our endurance and our fortitude will be tried to the utmost. In those days, let us see to it that no heart grows faint and that no courage be found wanting... ”

Jul 25 2012

Robert Borden, was a Canadian politician and a lawyer. He was also Canada's eighth Prime Minister from October 10, 1911 to July 10, 1920.

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“I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done. ”

Jul 23 2012

– Buddha.

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“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”

Jul 20 2012

– Bob Marley.

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“If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. ”

Jul 19 2012

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th and current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest lived incumbent. Dalai Lamas are the head monks of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and outside Tibet.

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“You never know with these things when you're trying something new what can happen. This is all experimental. ”

Jul 18 2012

– Sir Richard Branson.

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“In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first. ”

Jul 17 2012

– Jimi Hendrix.

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“A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.”

Jul 15 2012

– Unknown.

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