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.