"Discrimination must surely award the palm to the superior cat, which has too much natural dignity to accept any scheme of things but its own, and which consequently cares not one whit what any clumsy human thinks or wishes or expects of it."
For a long hour Mowgli lay back among the coils, while Kaa, his head motionless on the ground, thought of all that he had seen and known since the day he came from the egg. The light seemed to go out of his eyes and leave them like stale opals, and now and again he made little stiff passes with his head, right and left, as though he were hunting in his sleep. Mowgli dozed quietly, for he knew that there is nothing like sleep before hunting, and he was trained to take it at any hour of the day or night. Then he felt Kaa's back grow bigger and broader below him as the huge python puffed himself out, hissing with the noise of a sword drawn from a steel scabbard; "I have seen all the dead seasons," Kaa said at last, "and the great trees and the old elephants, and the rocks that were bare and sharp-pointed ere the moss grew. Art thou still alive, Manling?
"Having a religion is like having a dick. It's fine to have one and be proud of it, but you really shouldn't go around shoving it down people's throats." -I don't fucking know who said this first but they're a genius
If you can't do it, practice until you can. If you can do it, practice until you can do it perfectly. If you can do it perfectly, practice until you can do it perfectly every time.
This thing call weak is meant to make people stronger. To be able to say ‘I am weak’ means there is this feeling that I want to become stronger. To think ‘I am strong’, it’s like it's better to just end there.
"Pain is your friend, your ally, it will tell you when you are seriously injured, it will keep you awake and angry, and remind you to finish the job and get the hell home. But you know the best thing about pain? It lets you know you aren't dead yet!"