Neil Simon On Life And Pain

Marvin Neil Simon (July 4, 1927 – August 26, 2018) If you can go through life without ever experiencing pain, you probably haven't been born yet. And if you've gone through pain and think you know exactly why, you haven't examined all the options.

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov On Life

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (April 22, 1899 – July 02, 1977) I don’t fish, cook, dance, endorse books, sign declarations, eat oysters, get drunk, go to analysis, or take part in any demonstrations. I’m a mild old gentleman, very kind.

Albert Camus On Life

Albert Camus (November 07, 1913 – January 04, 1960) We must mend what has been torn apart, make justice imaginable again in a world so obviously unjust, give happiness a meaning once more.

Maria Mitchell On Life

Maria Mitchell (August 1, 1818 – June 28, 1889) The best that can be said of my life so far is that it has been industrious, and the best that can be said of me is that I have not pretended to be what I was not.

Milan Kundera On Life

Milan Kundera (April 01, 1929 -) We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come.

Basarab Nicolescu On Life

Basarab Nicolescu (March 25, 1942 -) What keeps me alive is found between the images, between the words, between thought, the emptiness of feeling, and in the emptiness of the body...there arises the fullness and significance of life.

Homer Simpson On Life

Homer Simpson Three sentences will get you through life. Number one, ‘Cover for me.’ Number two, ‘Oh, good idea, Boss.’ Number three, ‘It was like that when I got here.'

Gaston Bachelard On Life

Gaston Bachelard (June 27, 1884 – October 16, 1962) If our heart were large enough to love life in all its detail, we would see that every instant is at once a giver and a plunderer. Note: See more of Gaston Bachelard here.

Anne Lamott On Life

Anne Lamot (April 10, 1954 -) Even with the Internet, deciphering the genetic code, and great advances in immunotherapy, life is frequently confusing at best, and guaranteed to be hard and weird and sad at times… We witness and try to alleviate others’ suffering, but sometimes it just outdoes itself and we are left gasping, …

Gabriel García Márquez On Life

Gabriel García Márquez (March 6, 1927–April 17, 2014) Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.   🎂Happy Birthday Kathleen Sherrill. I will always remember you. In Memoriam🌹

Sylvia Plath On Life

Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) I want to be affected by life deeply, but never so blinded that I cannot see my share of existence in a wry, humorous light...