We all write poems; it is simply that the poets are the ones who write in words.
John Fowles Quotes
Most marriages recognize this paradox: Passion destroys passion; we want what puts an end to wanting what we want.
The more abhorrent a news item the more comforting it was to be the recipient, since the fact that it had happened elsewhere proved that it had not happened here, was not happening here, and would therefore never happen here.
Baseball and cricket are beautiful and highly stylized medieval war substitutes, chess made flesh, a mixture of proud chivalry and base – in both senses – greed.
Our accepting what we must always inhibits our being what we ought to be.
There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not any more what you will become. It is what you are and always will be.