“Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary” (Gandhi, Satyagraha Leaflet No 13).
“The true measure of the justice of a system is the amount of protection it guarantees to the weakest” (Aung San Suu Kyi, In Quest of Democracy).
“Everyone has an agenda” (a former manager of mine).
“A person can seriously do only two things in life: something during the days, and something on nights and weekends” (paraphrasing my uncle, who is a doctor of Christian theology and a Presbyterian pastor).
“I want to seize fate by the throat” (Beethoven, letter to FG Wegeler).
“Squeeze the trigger that makes you man” (Megadeth, “Countdown to Extinction”).
“Do you bury me when I’m gone\ Do you teach me while I’m here\ Just as soon as I belong, it’s time I disappear” (Metallica, “I Disappear”)