“Its about the quality of the worry," I said. "I have happier worries now than I used to.”
“Whatever is going to happen will happen, whether we worry or not.”
“Im selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you cant handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell dont deserve me at my best.”
“One of my main regrets in life is giving considerable thought to inconsiderate people.”
“I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me.”
“I told her Id wait forever for her, but that was before I found somebody else whod give me a ride home.”
“Dont be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.”
“Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.”
“Thats what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when youre not so lovable.”
“If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they dont, they never were.”
“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
“Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.”
“Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.”
“The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...”
“Some people have lives; some people have music.”
“There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it”
“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.”
“I want to create a seventeen-syllable word that encompasses the human condition, and then use that word to form the world’s most perfect haiku.”
“Unbeing dead isnt being alive.”
“I think Ive discovered the secret of life you just hang around until you get used to it.”