I’m not sure, but I think this is how it went - “Be ashamed to die, until you have won some victory for humanity.”
Heroes get remembered but legends never die, if you follow your heart kid you can never go wrong
Just one is hard. Here is a favorite that puts me in mind of @Sarad:
Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself.
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)
Walt Whitman, Song of Myself
A victory for all of humanity? That would require quite the fame. Can we narrow it down to affecting the ones we are close to?
alice …" this is impossible "
the mad hatter …" only if you believe it is "
I think a victory for even a few of us can be a victory for humanity.
I’d rather be a could be if I cannot be an are, for a could be is a maybe reaching for a star. I’d rather be a has been than a might have been by far, for a might have been has never been but a has was once an are.
If I have to pick just one. I will pick the one on my coffee cup.
Be yourself everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde
“There’s no crying in baseball”. Tom Hanks
“look at his cards, you’ll see the Aces! he’s got nothing! Just like when you were coming at me with nothing today…NOTHING.”
“yeah well, sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand.”
- Cool Hand Luke starring Paul Newman
Happiness and sanity are an impossible combination -Mark Twain
“What we have here is a failure to communicate”.
“■■■■ on your whole mortifying, imaginary, and symbolic theater!”
Gilles Deleuze, Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia
“Get busy livin or get busy fryin. Thats damn right.” - morgan freeman in shawshank redemption
“If you’re going through hell, keep going”
Depression tells me I suck, so I respond I ain’t here 'cause I fell down, I’m here 'cause I got up.
The quote as said exactly by J.Robert Oppenheimer who invented the Atomic Bomb"Now I am become death, The destroyer of world’s "
I think Oppenheimer took that from the Bahgavad Gita. He studied the Hindu religion.