Parents are always more knowledgeable than their children, and children are always smarter than their parents.
Jonathan Safran Foer
Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.
There's nothing wrong with not understanding yourself.
I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it.
She was like a drowning person, flailing, reaching for anything that might save her. Her life was an urgent, desperate struggle to justify her life.
I don't think that there are any limits to how excellent we could make life seem.
You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.
I'm sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the important things.
Why didn't I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.
So many people enter and leave your life! Hundreds of thousands of people! You have to keep the door open so they can come in! But it also means you have to let them go!
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