Category: happy

The best portion of a good man’s life: his lit…

The best portion of a good man’s life: his little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love.

I am not a snob; it is simply that I am not in…

I am not a snob; it is simply that I am not interested with what most people have to say, or what they want to do — mostly with my time.

I leapt eagerly into books. The characters’ li…

I leapt eagerly into books. The characters’ lives were so much more interesting than the lonely heartbeat of my own.

I feel too deeply and want too much.

I feel too deeply and want too much.

…You might want someone else to save you, or y…

…You might want someone else to save you, or you might want to save someone so badly. But no one else can save you, not really…[But] yourself.

What I need is the dandelion in the spring. Th…

What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.

It took me a long time to learn that mistakes …

It took me a long time to learn that mistakes aren’t good or bad, they’re just mistakes, and you clean them up and go on.

The one thing I hate to do is go to bed when I…

The one thing I hate to do is go to bed when I’m not even tired.

We don’t know who we are until we see what we …

We don’t know who we are until we see what we can do.

You want my opinion? We’re all a little weird….

You want my opinion? We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love.