A Savage Journey to Another Kind of Green

"So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived, or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?" -HST
Hunter was extremely free. He insisted on his freedom and he exercised his freedom to a degree that’s unknown to most mortals.
- Tim Ferris, Editor Rolling Stone, on Hunter S. Thompson

She thought it was part of the hardship of her life that there was laid upon her the burthen of larger wants than others seemed to feel – that she had to endure this wide hopeless yearning for that something, whatever it was, that was greatest and best on this earth.
-  George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss 

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
-   Virginia Woolf

There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.
-  Aldo Leopold

Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn’t have the courage to say “yes” to life?
-  Paulo Coelho, Eleven Minutes

I’m alive in a way that some may say is a bit too hard to handle
- Mandolin Orange