The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.
A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is one who hopes they are.
The government of the United States is and always has been a lawyer's government.
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.