Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon. How do I know what I think until I see what I say? We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. If I had
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. Today you
I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be. I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don’t know the answer. A learning experience is
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel. There is no doubt fiction makes a better job of the truth. That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way. As you get older, you don’t get wiser. You get irritable. Words.
Stories are consoling, fiction is one of the consolation prizes for having lived in the world. The future belongs to crowds. I’ve got death inside me. It’s just a question of whether or not I can outlive it. The greater the scientific advance, the more primitive the fear. All plots tend to move deathward. This
Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest. From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step. All things must be examined, debated, investigated without exception and without regard for anyone’s feelings. Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others. We swallow greedily any
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If you’re looking for sympathy you’ll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary. Sometimes the sins you haven’t committed are all you have left to hold onto. Everyone looks retarded once you set your mind to it. If I could believe in myself, why not give other improbabilities the benefit of the doubt?
Popular quotes David Foster Wallace Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else. I do things like get in a taxi and say, “The library, and step on it. The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you. You will
Best 15 quotes of David Baldacci Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other? Small mistakes tend to lead to large ones. Ours is a lifetime appoinment, and all you have is your reputation. Once it’s gone, it doesn’t comeback. When a poor man gives something, that is a
The problem with putting two and two together is that sometimes you get four, and sometimes you get twenty-two. He looked rather pleasantly, like a blonde satan. You’re drunk, and I’m drunk, and I’m just exactly drunk enough to tell you anything you want to know. That’s the kind of girl I am. If I
But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands. Women want love to be a novel. Men, a short story. Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it
My course is set for an uncharted sea. Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift. The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. There is no greater sorrow Than to recall a happy time When miserable.
Maybe some people just aren’t meant to be in our lives forever. Maybe some people are just passing through. It’s like some people just come through our lives to bring us something: a gift, a blessing, a lesson we need to learn. And that’s why they’re here. You’ll have that gift forever. Life, a good