A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Intelligent men are cruel. Stupid men are monstrously cruel.
It’s better to stand by someone’s side than by yourself.
Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret the thousand.
No, sir. Go to hell sir. It’s the best I can do for you sir.
Show me a man with a tattoo and I’ll show you a man with an interesting past.
The ghostly winter silence had given way to the great spring murmur of awakening life.
The Wild still lingered in him and the wolf in him merely slept.
To be able to forget means sanity.
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
/ Jack London