Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity. In what we call art, it's one of the most desirable characteristics of a piece of work.
-- Leonard Cohen
Only mediocrity of enjoyment is allowed to man.
-- Hugh Blair
Prosperity belongs to those who learn new things the fastest.
-- Paul Zane Pilzer
Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.