Be careful what you wish for. I know that for a fact. Wishes are brutal, unforgiving things. They burn your tongue the moment they're spoken and you can never take them back.
Every problem has a solution, although it may not be the outcome that was originally hoped for or expected.
Every time someone forgets, someone else disappears.
Feel lucky for what you have when you have it. Isn't that the point? Happily ever after doesn't mean happy forever.
Good fortune can take forever to get to you, but as it turns out, sorrow is as quick as a shot.
Here is the riddle of love: Everything it gives to you, it takes away.
Here's the thing about luck... you don't know if it's good or bad until you have some perspective.
If we had paid attention, we would have understood there are some things in this world you cannot outrun.
Just because something is unspoken doesn't mean that it disappears.
No one knows you like a person with whom you've shared a childhood. No one will ever understand you in quite the same way.
Once you know some things, you can't unknow them. It's a burden that can never be given away.
Our rest is formed by our waking life and our waking life is formed by our sorrows.
People want to ignore what they can't understand. They're looking for logic at any cost.
Perhaps it is possible to discover more in silence than in speech. Or perhaps it is only that those who are silent among us learn to listen.
Pride is a funny thing; it can make what is truly worthless appear to be a treasure.
Some doors, once they're opened, can never be closed again, just as some trust, once it's been lost, can never be won back.
Some fates are guaranteed, no matter who tries to intervene.
Some things, when they change, never do return to the way they once were. Butterflies for instance, and women who've been in love with the wrong man too often.
Sometimes the right thing feels all wrong until it is over and done with.
Sometimes, running away means you're headed in the exact right direction.
That is how you know you've left childhood behind-when you wish for time to go backward.
The more you feel, the stronger you are.
The sort of love that will not wait is probably best to pass by.
The weak are cruel. The strong have no need to be.
Trouble is just like love, after all; it comes in unannounced and takes over before you've had a chance to reconsider, or even to think.
Unrequited love is so boring. Weeping under a blue-black sky is for suckers or maniacs.
What men yearn for they often destroy.
When all is said and done, the weather and love are the two elements about which one can never be sure.
When are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage.
You are only worthy of what you prove yourself to be.
You can't dispute the ridiculous. You can't argue reasonably with evil.
You have to choose the voice you are going to trust. You can't listen to everyone.
Young people believe that regret is something you will never feel if you simply do as you please, but sometimes it is a matter of degree.
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