Never mistake motion for action.
(July 21, 1899 - July 02, 1961)
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Somewhere along the line you have to trust someone. You've just got to be clever enough to pick someone that's smart and wholesome and worthy - and then just listen to what they say.
To divide one's life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The calendar consents to carry on its dull wall-existence by the arbitrary timetables we have drawn up in consultation with those permanent commuters . . .
(May 15, 1904 - June 20, 1999)
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced