Do you ever wonder whether people would like you more or less if they could see inside you? But I always wonder about that. If people could see me the way I see myself—if they could live in my memories—would anyone, anyone, love me?
The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.
Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety, after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.
Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
You have wakened not out of sleep, but into a prior dream, and that dream lies within another, and so on, to infinity, which is the number of grains of sand. The path that you are to take is endless, and you will die before you have truly awakened.
Jorge Luis Borges
People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.
Creo que todos tenemos un poco de esa bella locura que nos mantiene andando cuando todo alrededor es tan insanamente cuerdo.
I believe when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade...and try to find someone whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.
Alice had got so much into the way of expecting nothing but out-of-the-way things to happen, that it seemed quite dull and stupid for life to go on in the common way.
Life—the way it really is—is a battle not between good and bad, but between bad and worse
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content
I have noticed that even those who assert that everything is predestined and that we can change nothing about it still look both ways before they cross the street
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized.
Love and friendship. They are what make us who we are, and what can change us, if we let them.
What if life could be this way? Only the happy parts, none of the terrible, not even the mildly unpleasant. What if we could just cut out the bad and keep the good? This is what I want to do with Violet - give her only the good, keep away the bad, so that good is all we ever have around us.
You can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back.