"To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself."
Thích Nhất Hạnh
"To the dumb question “Why me?” the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply, why not?"
"A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic."
"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness."
"Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain."
"Everything ends in death, everything."
"It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets."
"Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed."
"Art for art’s sake makes no more sense than gin for gin’s sake."
W. Somerset Maugham
"Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted."