“Because the house always wins. Play long enough, you never change the stakes, the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big, and then you take the house.”

- Danny Ocean

“Happiness is not to be achieved at the command of emotional whims… Happiness is possible only to a rational man, the man who desires nothing but rational goals, seeks nothing but rational values and finds his joy in nothing but rational actions.”

- Ayn Rand

“There is darkness. There is light. There are men and women. There’s food. There are restaurants. Disease. There is work. Traffic. The days as we knew them. The world as we imagine the world.”

- Anonymous 

“Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress.”

- Milan Kundera