Quotes by Ivern Ball

A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he's the only one who can save the ship.

Ivern Ball

Nothing makes your sense of humor disappear faster than having somebody ask you where it is.

Ivern Ball

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Many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them--if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry.

J. D. Salinger

He who limps still walks.

Stanislaw Lec

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.

Carl Gustav Jung

A good book has no ending.

R. D. Cumming

Anyone who limits her vision to memories of yesterday is already dead.

Lily Langtry »

The vow of silence, that's the mind-blower. See, talking is what I do... i t's a real need with me, a craving, I'm like a word junkie. I never shut up. I talk to myself, I talk in my sleep. The idea of voluntarily turning off that tap, I can't imagine it It'd be like, I don't know, all the rivers in the world just slammed to a stop. No churning, no flowing, no white water, just stillness, crushing stillness. I don't think I could stand it, locked up like that in my own psyche. I'd collapse into myself, I'd implode

Andrew Schneider »

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.

Robert Louis Stevenson »