The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
You can not wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club,
Inspiration does not suddenly appear, it has to be created. Action creates inspiration. Start getting active and you will be pleasantly suprised.
I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of a man is to live, not to exist.
Often people are afraid of dying. They should rather be afraid of never living!
There is a huge difference between existing (in a material way) and living (in an emotional, spiritual and material way), so make it count!