- "Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield upon which your reason and your judgement wage war against your passion..."
- "Memory is fragile, and a lifetime is brief....But every action, every word, and each passion are the events by which time is remembered..."
"Farewell to you and the youth I have spent with you. It was but yesterday we met in a dream. You have sung to me in my aloneness, and I of your longings have built a tower in the sky. But now our sleep has fled and our dream is over, and it is no longer dawn. The noontide is upon us and our half waking has turned to fuller day, and we must part. If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together, and you shall sing to me a deeper song. And if our hands should meet in another dream, we shall build another tower in the sky...."
"Out of suffering emerge the strongest souls. The most massive characters are seared with scars..."
"Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield upon which your reason and your judgement wage war against your passion..."
"Growth always involves risk. To reach for something, one must give up what one already has and take the chance that one will lose all. And one knows that there are no guarantees..."
"What is to give light must endure burning..."
"Never allow someone to be your priority, while allowing yourself to be their option..."
"Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of man." Friedrich Nietzsche
"A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation we bear in ourselves."
"Courage is resistance and mastery of fear, not absence of fear."
"We do not suffer from the shock of our trauma, but make of it what suits our purposes."
"All of the art of living lies in the fine mingling of letting go and holding on."
"We are each our own devil, and we make this world our own hell..."
"Those who have a WHY for life can bear almost any HOW..."
"Behavior is the mirror by which we show our true image."
"Behavior IS personality."
"Those who belittle are little..."
"It takes a lifetime to discover Greece, but it takes an instant to fall in love with her..."
"Life is a dream. Realize it..."
"Get busy living, or get busy dying."
The Shawshank Redemption
"History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but, if faced with courage, need not be lived again."