In the latter case life rests upon a thousand presuppositions which the individual can never trace back to their origins, and verify; but which he must accept upon faith and belief.
Girls aren’t mean to guys in high school. They are mean to each other. Girls were never mean to me.
It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be.
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
Beauty seen is never lost, God’s colors all are fast.
If a person never contradicts himself, it must be that he says nothing.
Through his long, productive career, Paul Theroux has mixed nonfiction books about exotic travel with novels set in exotic places. Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Honduras – he lives in and writes about places most of us never see.
Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all.
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.