"A river does not beat its head against obstacles. It always goes around -- and it always gets to the sea."
"I decided long ago that if I miss something important in life, it won't be because I hurried past it."
"If I were Opportunity, I wouldn't just knock, you'd have to sign."
"When you have tried all your life to solve a mystery, and never solved it, you might consider the possibility that it is not a mystery."
"World-weary, I look out my window and watch my child find a dozen fascinating detours from the school bus to the front door."
"You have a choice: you can raise kids, or you can live in a home where nothing touches the floor but the furniture."
"My metaphor for loneliness? I'm standing alone on a station platform, having missed the last train to eternity."
"Might as well face it, they can skimp on material faster than you can lose weight."
Ever since seeing "GoodFellas" I have this nightmare where it's Judgment Day and the first words out of God's mouth are, "I amuse you? I make you laugh?"
"Is there a heaven? I don't know, but I know that life ends with something that takes your breath away."
"You don't want to get to the end of life's journey and discover you never left the interstate."
"The universe was born in mystery and will die, I suspect, when the mystery is solved."
"In the end it's all about what you get done while you're wondering if there's any use in doing it."
"Frugality would be an estimable virtue if it were ever voluntary."
It finally happened. I got the GPS lady so confused, she said, "In one-quarter mile, make a legal stop and ask directions."
~ Robert Brault