|"You know what charm is: a way of getting the |
answer yes without having asked any clear question."
|It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;|
what is important is invisible to the eye."
|"To be, or not to be; that is the bare bodkin"|
|"Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the |
cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the
few honest people that I have ever known."
|What happens but once, says the German |
adage, might as well not have happened at all.
|"We are what we pretend to be, so we must |
be careful about what we pretend to be."
|"Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. |
But I would rather be exact.
Then when luck comes you are ready."
|“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. |
But not knowing which to do is the
worst kind of suffering.”
|"Not having time for a person, not being able |
to sit in silence together with somebody,
that's the same as rejecting them,
as being scornful about them."
|“Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, |
we quiver before it.”
|"It's no good pretending that any relationship|
has a future if your record collections disagree
violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even
speak to each other if they met at a party."
|“The best teacher is experience and not |
through someone's distorted point of view”
|"It's not when you realise that nothing can |
help you - religion, pride, anything - it's when
you realise that you don't need any aid."
|"People generally see what they look for, |
and hear what they listen for."
|"All you have to do is say something nobody|
understands and they'll do practically
anything you want them to."
|"The more you love a memory the |
stronger and stranger it becomes."
|"Because no matter where you run, |
you just end up running into yourself."
|"The only way to find true happiness|
is to risk being completely cut open."
|"There is no trap so deadly as the|
trap you set for yourself."
|"Great is truth, but still greater, from a |
practical point of view, is silence about truth."
|"When its gone, you'll know what a |
gift love was. you'll suffer like this.
So go back and fight to keep it."
|"You know what charm is: |
a way of getting the answer yes without
having asked any clear question."
|"We need never be ashamed of |
|"We can know only that we know nothing. |
And that is the highest degree of human wisdom."
|"By definition, you have to live until you die. |
Better to make that life as complete
and enjoyable an experience as possible,
in case death is shite, which I suspect it will be."
|"Never think of pain or danger or enemies a |
moment longer than is necessary to fight them."
|"You forget what you want to remember, |
and you remember what you want to forget."
|"If you expect nothing from anybody, |
you’re never disappointed."
|"Never leave a friend behind. |
Friends are all we have to get us
through this life--and they are the only things from this
world that we could hope to see in the next."
|To say I Love one must first know how to say ‘I’|
|"Sensations are the great things, after all. |
Should you ever be drowned or hung,
be sure and make a note of your sensations;
they will be worth to you ten guineas a sheet."