The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they're ok, then it's you.
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.
Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
So often the truth is told with hate, and lies are told with love.
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
All decisions are made on insufficient evidence.
If the world were a logical place, men would ride sidesaddle.
Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.
I believe you are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That's a rotten bargain
About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.
The only queer people are those who don't love anybody.
Loving's pretty easy. It's letting someone love you that's hard.
When God made man she was practicing.
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
Writers will happen in the best of families.
A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
Oh well, maybe the only beauty left in cities is in the oil slicks on the road and maybe there isn't any beauty left in the people who live in these places.
Virginia Woolf said that writers must be androgynous. I'll go a step further. You must be bisexual.
I don't think you can ever assess your work. I don't think Turgenev could assess his any more than I can assess mine, and his didn't have a social impact as much as great literary impact.