"Never refuse an invitation, never resist the unfamiliar, never fail to be polite and never outstay the welcome. Just keep your mind open and suck in the experience. And if it hurts, you know what? It's probably worth it."
"Me, I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know it's not some place you can look for because it's not where you go. It’s how you feel for a moment in your life when you’re a part of something and if you find that moment, it lasts forever."
“I don’t need any more stories. I have enough stories. I need a life.”
“People are born, they have a limited amount of time going around thinking life is dandy but then, inevitably, tragedy strikes and they realize life equals loss! The whole point of the game is to minimize the pain caused by that equation! Now some people do it by having kids, or making money, or taking up coin collecting, and others do it by getting wasted.”
“There's no point living, if you can't feel alive.”
“It is always surprising how small a part of life is taken up by meaningful moments. Most often they're over before they start, although they cast a light on the future and make the person who originated them unforgettable.”
“You’ve got to say ‘yes’ to your destiny. Life’s happening right now, look around you. There goes some life. Come on, Mamma, live!”
“You only got one life. You can’t sit around waiting for your next life to begin.”
"There is no point in living if you can't feel alive."
“All of life is a coming home. Salesmen, secretaries, coal miners, beekeepers, sword swallowers, all of us. All the restless hearts of the world, all trying to find a way home.”