Henry David Thoreau
American Author, Poet, Philosopher, Abolitionist, Naturalist, Tax Resister and Historian.
Do not go where a path may lead but go to where there is no path a live a trail.
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles.
I also have in mind that seemingly wealthy, but most terribly impoverished class of all, who have accumulated dross, but know not how to use it, or get rid of it, and thus have forged their own golden or silver fetters.