The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
Avoid problems, and you'll never be the one who overcame them.
You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
The world's crazy, when it comes to beauty.
There's always some aftermath, good and bad, makes-me-happy or makes-me-unhappy, for anything we choose to do.
Those who put aside travel for the sake of perfection go anywhere, instantly
Two things I do value a lot, intimacy and the capacity for joy, didn't seem to be on anyone else's list. I felt like the stranger in a strange land, and decided I'd better not marry the natives.
The idea that we are physical beings descended from primeval cells in nutrient soups, that idea does violence to my intuition, stomps all over it with football-shoes. The idea that we are descended from a jealous God who formed us out of dust to choose between kneel-and-praying or fires-of- damnation, that stomps me worse.