The rules: "Go here and look through random quotes until you find 5 that you think reflect who you are or what you believe."
Part of being creative is learning how to protect your freedom. That includes freedom from avarice.
Hugh Macleod, How To Be Creative: 31 Remain Frugal, 08-22-04
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Evan Esar (1899 - 1995)
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
And, just because I can, one non-random quotation, from Pete Seeger (and probably Lee Hays before that):
Moderation in all things, even moderation.