“Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is of the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy.”
Sommerset Maugham
The Razor's Edge
"The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity."
George Carlin
"Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get — only with what you are expecting to give, which is everything."
Katharine Hepburn
“When I die, I want to die like my grandfather, who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.”
Will Rogers
"He has the most who is most content with the least."
Diogenes of Sinope
"If there is a God, I am convinced he is a he, because no woman could or would ever f**k things up this badly."
George Carlin
“The candle that burns twice as bright, burns half as long - and you have burned so very very brightly, Roy.”
Dr. Eldon Tyrell
(Blade Runner)
“The taxpayers are sending congressmen on expensive trips abroad. It might be worth it except they keep coming back.”
Will Rogers
"Everything is going to be fine in the end. If it's not fine it's not the end."
Oscar Wilde
“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.”
Charles Bukowski
“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”
Franz Kafka
“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”
Will Rogers
"Maybe you're trying too hard. Sometimes, you just have to listen."
(Epic of Gilgamesh)
“I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous.”
Yogi Berra
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
(The Little Prince)
"Experience is the hardest kind of teacher; it gives you the test first and the lesson afterward."
Oscar Wilde
“There are two forces: fate and human effort – all men depend on and are bound by these, there is nothing else.”
(The Mahabharata)