"Life is not a journey, it's like a musical. The point isn't to arrive, but to dance and sing whilst the music plays." Alan Watts, the philosopher
"The secret of success is constancy to purpose." Benjamin Disraeli
"It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature." Lord Melbourne
"The best party is but a kind of conspiracy against the rest of the nation."
"My paradox is that though I care a great deal for the masses - the orphans in Vietnam, the starving in India - I seem to care little about the individuals around me. I've resisted that accusation. But, quite bluntly, it's me." Vanessa Redgrave. the actress and Trotskyite
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” John F. Kennedy.
"The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage." Thucydides
"We make our fortunes and we call them fate." Benjamin Disraeli