When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.
Pablo  Picasso
Basically I’m just gonna walk the earth.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only once.
George R.R. Martin (via real-cream-cheese)
I’ve learned that goodbyes will always hurt, pictures can never replace being there, memories forget the hard times, words can never replace feelings, and heros often go unsung
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Napoleon Bonaparte
A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life to be thankful for a good one.
I am the one that has to die when It is time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Jimmy Hendrix
Let us read and let us dance…two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.