Let me tell you a secret: there is no such thing as an uninteresting life.
Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance
The sound of rain needs no translation.
There would seem to be nothing more obvious, more tangible and palpable than the present moment. And yet it eludes us completely. All the sadness of life lies in that fact.
Milan Kundera, The Art of the Novel
For backward or forward, eternity is the same; already have we been the nothing we dread to be.
Herman Melville, Mardi and a Voyage Thither
If we opened people up, we’d find landscapes.
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
If this one day in the lifetime of a hundred years is lost, will you ever get your hands on it again?