A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
-- Joseph Conrad
You can't learn less.
-- Buckminster Fuller
No wind favors him who has no destined port.
-- Michel Eyquem
A lifestyle is what you pay for; a life is what pays you.