He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.

Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen; depart, be lost, but climb.

Life is like getting dropped off in the middle of the woods, and then year by year, gradually walking home.

Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right.

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half.

Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.

Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.

It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.

I've arrived at this outermost edge of my life by my own actions. Where I am is thoroughly unacceptable. Therefore, I must stop doing what I've been doing.


Alice Koller, An Unknown Woman, 1982

I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.

Lisa Alther, Kinflicks, 1975

When all is said and done, the weather and love are the two elements about which one can never be sure.
Alice Hoffman,