“We are master of our own fate.Now I know that just the opposite is true. You are the sum of what happens to you. A pinball, bouncing bumper to bumper, hoping the impact of the flippers won't hurt too much.”
“He told me once that he never planned to settle down. 'It's not that I'm afraid of comittment,' he said, 'I just hate to move.'”
“'It took me a long time,' she said, 'to stop confusing safety with love.'”
“Without obsession, life is nothing.”
“We've all been sorry, we've all been hurt. But it's how we survive who makes us who we are.”
“There are many ways you can be hurtful, but only one way to heal. That is through love.”
“It's the things you don't see coming that make life's little surprises even better.”
“When you're struggling with something, look at all the people around you and realize that every single person you see is struggling with something, and to them, it's just as hard as what you're going through.”
“You should never give yourself a chance to fall apart, because when you do, it becomes a tendency and it happends over and over again. You must practice staying strong, instead.”
“Music is the only thing that isn't messed up in this world.”
Maybe the greatest madness is to see life as it is rather than what it could be.
DON QUIXOTE, CERVANTES
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
THE FOUNTAINHEAD, AYN RANDAll I know is this: nobody’s very big in the first place, and it looks to me like everybody spends their whole life tearing everybody else down.