Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy you can't build on it it's only for wallowing in.
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
Risk Risk anything Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses.
Some couples go over their budgets very carefully every month. Others just go over them.
When we begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
This is not a letter but my arms around you for a brief moment
Life never becomes a habit to me. It's always a marvel.
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different.
If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools
Looking back, I imagine I was always writing. Twaddle it was too. But better far write twaddle or anything, anything, than nothing at all.
Once we have learned to read, meaning of words can somehow register without consciousness.
I want, by understanding myself, to understand others. I want to be all that I am capable of becoming.
Isn't life,' she stammered, 'isn't life--' But what life was she couldn't explain. No matter. He quite understood.'Isn't it, darling?' said Laurie.
I can never be perfectly certain whether Helen was got with child by Leonard Bast or by his fatal forgotten umbrella. All things considered, I think it must have been the umbrella.