"...the greatest nastiness precisely lay in my being shamefully conscious every moment, even in moments of the greatest bile, that I was not only a wicked but was not even an embittered man, that I was simply frightening sparrows in vain, and pleasing myself with it." -Notes from the Underground
"sometimes you need to step outside, get some air and remind yourself of who you are and who you want to be." inspiration is for amateurs- the rest of us show up and get to work.
"do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. the world you desire can be won. it exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours.” -Atlas Shrugged