Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
- Jules De Gaultier
What you are is God’s gift to you; what you make of it is your gift to God.
- Anthony Dalla Villa
It's like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.
- Haruki Murakami
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
- Jessamyn West
Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
There are ways from light into darkness and from darkness into light. There are ways, also, from the gloom into deeper darkness, and from the dawn into brighter light. The wise man will use the light he has to receive more light. He will constantly advance in the knowledge of truth.
- Gautama Buddha
A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.
- Kurt Vonnegut
Common people have an appetite for food; uncommon people have an appetite for service.
- J. R. D. Tata
Supporting one’s parents, cherishing spouse and children and a peaceful occupation; this is the greatest blessing.
It is my conviction that there is no way to peace - peace is the way.
- Thích Nhất Hạnh