Great quotes. Here's some of my favorites.
"Is this the real life?
Is this it just fantasy?
Caught in a landslide,
No escape from reality.
Open your eyes,
Look up to the skies,
- Opening lines to "Bohemian Rhapsody"
"Why are we here?
Because we're here.
Roll the bones.
Why does it happen?
Because it happens.
Roll the bones."
- Rush, "Roll the Bones"
"Nothing of value is free. Even the breath of life is purchased at birth only through gasping effort and pain. . . . The best things in life are beyond money; their price is agony and sweat and devotion . . . and the price demanded for the most precious of all things in life is life itself--ultimate cost for perfect value."
- R.A. Heinlein
"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
- Mark Twain
"Here's to all your coffins. May it be a hundred years before any of them are ever needed."
- My customary toast in any given setting
You may not be able to outrun Death, but you can sure make the Bastard work for it!
-Opening line from an Andromeda episode
If at first you don't succeed, redefine success - Unknown