“I'd like to quit thinking of the present as some minor insignificant preamble to something else.”
“Stop contemplating the afterlife. Enjoy this one.”
“If we’re all going to die, shouldn’t we be enjoying ourselves now?”
"Wake up and live. It's a fast world out there."
"Go and live son. That's the best advice I can give you."
“Part of me says that no life will work if I can’t make this one right.”
“This is your life, Larry. Learn to enjoy what you've got.”
“If you want only one thing too much, it’s likely to turn out a disappointment. The only healthy way to live, as I see it, is to learn to like all the little everyday things.”
“Events unfold so unpredictably, so unfairly. Human happiness does not seem to be included in the design of creation. It is only we, with our capacity to love, that give meaning to the indifferent universe.”
“You know we just don't recognize the most significant moments of our lives while they're happening. Back then I thought, well, there'll be other days. I didn't realize that that was the only day.”