Here’s one from someone very close to my heart:

“The paradox of our existence is that we are free beings but we entrap ourselves by misusing our own freedom!” – Sh

Here’s my collection of interesting snippets from tons of literature that I read:

Information is a beacon, a cudgel, an olive branch, a deterrent, depending on who wields it and how. Information is so powerful that the assumption of information, even if the information does not actually exist, can have a sobering effect.
– Excerpt from Freakonomics

“The whole universe is change and life itself is but what you deam it.”
and “There is no reality, only perception” (His last words!)
– Marcus Aurelius

“Finally, you will find that there is no half-measure when it comes to loving someone. You either don’t, or you do with every cell in your body, completely and utterly, without reservation or apology. It consumes you, and you are reborn, all the better for it.”
– Adrian Tan

“Failure is instructional in process”
– Diana Laufenberg

‎You can be just a nobody and yet all the treasures of existence can be yours–because they are not outside you.
– Osho

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
– James M. Barrie

“Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.”
– Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)

“If a man does his best, what else is there?”
– General George S. Patton (1885-1945)

“You judge your success by what you sacrifice to get it”
– Anonymous

“Failure is not falling down, it is not getting up again”
-Mary Pickford

“A career is a wonderful thing, but you can’t snuggle up to it on a cold night”
and “Ever notice that ‘What the hell’ is always the right decision?”
– Marilyn Monroe

Finally, you will find that there is no half-measure when it comes to loving someone. You either don’t, or you do with every cell in your body, completely and utterly, without reservation or apology. It consumes you, and you are reborn, all the better for it.