We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.
There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.
The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes it's partner in crime.
Immature love says, 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says, 'I need you because I love you.'
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.
If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn't be so anxious.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
What you can't get out of... Get into wholeheartedly.
I'm always there to tell people that their life is not that bad. I wish it was easy to follow that advice It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.
No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it or worse, they might.
The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.
No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.
I'm glad I don't have to explain to a man from Mars why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper, and then put them in my mouth.
For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap