"I may die young, but at least I’ll die smart."
"I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow."
"The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them."
"All my life I have wanted to believe that humans are naturally good at heart. But I gave and gave and gave with so little in return. I wanted to think that that was okay, that it would come back to me in karma one day. But one day I realized that I was completely drained and still empty handed. And where is that good in that?"
"Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn’t breaking. It hurts because it’s getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds."
"What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say."
"Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth."
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
"Because you can’t argue with all the fools in the world. It’s easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they’re not paying attention."