Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
“It’s only those who do nothing that make no mistakes, I suppose.”
Joseph Conrad, An Outcast of the Islands
“No matter how careful you are, there’s going to be the sense you missed something, the collapsed feeling under your skin that you didn’t experience it all. There’s that fallen heart feeling that you rushed right through the moments where you should’ve been paying attention. Well, get used to that feeling. That’s how your whole life will feel some day. This is all practice.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters
“The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”
“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.”
“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.”