Seek to be alone much to commune with Nature and be thus inspired by her mighty whisperings within your consciousness. Nature is a most jealous god, for she will not whisper her inspiring revelations to you unless you are absolutely alone with her.
-Walter Russell, The Man who Tapped the Secrets of the Universe
Gilbert Gottfried turned back the tide of the post-9/11 propaganda push with a single routine at an awards show.
The Yugoslavians held down Hitler long enough to sink him.
My life is a tragedy because I got drunk and high instead of pushing back at that crucial moment. If you ever manipulated me because in the back of your mind you thought of me as a mental case? Well, tragically, I was smart enough to fall for it.