When you are not physically starving, you have the luxury to realize psychic and emotional starvation.Cherrie Moraga
Politics, like theater, is one of those things where you've got to be wise enough to know when to leave.Richard Lamm
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.Alfred North Whitehead
We are all born mad. Some remain so.Samuel Beckett
Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell.John Milton, Paradise Lost
I have never been able, really, to regret anything in all my life. I have always been far much too absorbed in the present moment or the immediate future to think back.Albert Camus, The Stranger
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it--and stop there; lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit on a hot stove lid again--and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.