One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honour or observation.
-- Sir Walter Scott
The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
-- H L Mencken
Worry not that no one knows of you; seek to be worth knowing.