“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.”
“Your focus determines your reality.”
“So this is how liberty dies…with thunderous applause.”
“I’m just a simple man trying to make my way in the universe.”
“An object cannot make you good or evil. The temptation of power, forbidden knowledge, even the desire to do good can lead some down that path. But only you can change yourself.”
“Every time I walked away from something I wanted to forget, I told myself it was for a cause that I believed in. A cause that was worth it. Without that, we’re lost.”
“To die for one’s people is a great sacrifice. To live for one’s people, an even greater sacrifice. I choose to live for my people.”
"What if the democracy we thought we were serving no longer exists, and the Republic has become the very evil we have been fighting to destroy?"
"Who's the more foolish: the fool, or the fool who follows him?"
"If we can make it to the ground, we'll take the next chance. And the next. On and on until we win ... or the chances are spent."
"I've found from past experiences that the tighter your plan, the more likely you are to run into something unpredictable."
"The past is a strange country. You go back; it doesn't recognize you."
"Well, when it comes down to me against a situation, I don't like the situation to win."
"A good relationship is alot like a car. If you want it to work smoothly, you gotta put alot of work into it, and have the right tools."
"Come and see the next generation in action. You can be depressed along with me."
"It's occurred to me that some friendships are like a good game of hockey. The right balance of teamwork and smooth skating generally adds up to a winning combination."
"You can't just talk about your problems: you have to look for solutions."
"Changing your name, you can do. But changing who you are ... This you can never do."
"Only a fool is sure of anything, a wise man keeps on guessing."
A man once said, "When you make a friend, you take on a responsibility."
“The strength of this country isn’t in buildings of brick and steel. It’s in the hearts of those who have sworn to fight for its freedom!”
"Intelligence is a privelige, and it needs to be used for the greater good of the people."
"Just because somebody stumbles and loses their path, doesn't mean they can't be saved."
-Professor Charles Xavier
"I shouldn't be alive, unless it was for a reason. I know what I have to do, and I know it is right."
"There are no heroes or villians. There's just what I want, and how I'll get it."
"Freedom is life's great lie. Once you accept that in your heart, you will know peace."
"Faith is my sword. Truth my shield. Knowledge my armor."
"We all have secrets; the ones we keep, and the ones that are kept from us."
"There is nothing more reassuring than realizing the world is crazier than you are."
-Dr. Erik Selvig
"No man can win every battle, but no man should fall without a struggle."
"We may lose, and we may win, but we'll never be here again"
-Take It Easy, Eagles
"It's so easy to hurt others when you can't feel pain"
-Rich Girl, Hall and Oates
"Don't tell us you need us, 'cause we're just simple fools
Looking for America, coming through your schools"
-We Built This City, Starship
"You can't always get what you want
But if you try sometimes, well, you might find
You get what you need"
-You Can't Always Get What You Want, Rolling Stones
"No plan has ever survived an encounter with the enemy."
“Communism may be discredited, but it still produces a damn fine cigar.”