"There are truths of which I have an inkling, but of most I have only a penciling."
"You live only one life, so you probably want to make it your signature life."
"To feel undeserving of love is to have met love's only requirement."
At 72, I am grateful for all memories, so much of my life having escaped my attention altogether.
"Who does not wish to be beautiful, and clever, and rich, and to have back, in old age, the time spent trying to be any of them."
"What might a woman wish to be, who, opening her door to a child with a little suitcase, does not wish to be grandmother?"
"I sought happiness the world over, only to settle down over the river and through the woods, where it sought me."
"If you keep rephrasing the question, it gradually becomes the answer."
"There are days when I'm alone with my thoughts, which is to say, not alone enough."
"There are people you can read like a book -- and certain public figures you can read like a book jacket."
"It is environmentally motivating to think of Earth not as a planet but as a tiny air pocket."
"A child who never throws a tantrum reaches adulthood with a backlog of unthrown tantrums."
"Life is not fair, nor has it ever been, but the morning seems determined to dawn until it is."
"There was never a poor memory for things best forgotten."
"Some believe that God created the universe for the expansion of the human race, requiring only that the human race bring its own air."
"There are tons of man-made debris orbiting the earth, in case you thought that man's ability to pollute the atmosphere required an atmosphere."
~~ Robert Brault