|"Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me.
|"Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for"|
|"Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
|"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.
|"For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged"|
|"I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart"|
|"I try to teach my heart not to want things it can't have.
|"Life is better than death, I believe, if only because it is less boring, and because it has fresh peaches in it"|
|"Never be the only one, except, possibly, in your own home"|
|"No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
|"People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.