Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Appearances often are deceiving.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.