"I know that's not who I am, much as I would have it so."
"We're not those characters we want to be. We're those characters we are."
"He was like a man who stands upon a hill above the town he had left, yet does not say 'The town is near,' but turns his eyes upon the distant soaring ranges.”
"You can't kill the deep roots by cutting off a few top branches."
"The only ideas worth writing about are the big ideas."
“Depression is the inability to construct a future.”
“If you want to change who you are, you have to change what you do.”
“A job is not just a job. It’s who you are.”
“The friend of your youth is the only friend you’ll ever have for he doesn’t really see you. He sees in his mind a face which doesn’t exist anymore.”
“To find something, anything, a great truth or a lost pair of glasses, you must first believe there will be some advantage in finding it.”