Real life's nasty. It's cruel. It doesn't care about heroes and happy endings and the way things should be. In real life, bad things happen. People die. Fights are lost. Evil often wins.
The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.
David Foster Wallace
No man ever threw away life while it was worth keeping.
It’s as simple as that. Simple and complicated, as most true things are.
All I do is lie, and that has made me immune to compliments.
When what you want is a relationship, and not a person, get a dog.
I was very afraid at the beginning, until Master told me that pain isn't the truth; it's what you have to get through in order to find the truth.
Wanting to be liked can get in the way of truth.
All children mythologise their birth. It is a universal trait. You want to know someone? Heart, mind and soul? Ask him to tell you about when he was born. What you get won’t be the truth: it will be a story. And nothing is more telling than a story.
There is no doubt fiction makes a better job of the truth.
Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.
Don't worry about being effective. Just concentrate on being faithful to the truth.
Facts are like cows. If you look them in the face long enough, they generally run away.
Dorothy L. Sayers
If I had a shiny gun I could have a world of fun Speeding bullets through the brains Of the folks that cause me pains :)
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
The best way to show that a stick is crooked is not to argue about it or to spend time denouncing it, but to lay a straight stick alongside it
Dwight L. Moody
When you hate someone you used to love, and you think he's done something awful - he probably has.
It shattered something inside me that hadn't been broken before.
Death destroys a man: the idea of Death saves him.
It is so difficult - at least, I find it difficult - to understand people who speak the truth.
The past has no power over the present moment.
Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger, portion of truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.
Edgar Allan Poe
Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.
Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Leaning forward in your chair when someone is trying to squeeze behind you isn't enough. You also have to move the chair.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't going away.
To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.
You're so easy to read but the book is boring me.
We are all wonderful, beautiful wrecks. That's what connects us--that we're all broken, all beautifully imperfect.
Show me a woman who doesn't feel guilty and I'll show you a man.
Page 2 from 15