Quotes of David Foster Wallace

“ The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day. ”

- David Foster Wallace



“ Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. ”

- Sigmund Freud

“ It can be difficult to leave a longterm relationship, even when our innerwisdom tells us it's time to let go. At this point, we can choose let go and endure the intense pain of leaving behind the familiar to make way for a new chapter in our life. Or we can stay and suffer a lowgrade pain that slowly eats away at our heart and soul, like an emotional cancer. Until we wake up, one day and realize, we are buried so deep in the dysfunction of the relationship that we scarcely remember who we were and what we wanted and needed to be. ”

- Jaeda DeWalt

“ Trust the magic of new beginnings. They fly on the high spirits of faith and hope. ”

- Spirited Blogger

“ Honesty will guide you to goodness, and goodness will invite you to heaven. ”

- Hazrat Ali Ibn AbuTalib A.S

“ Those are the souls who need compassion most,” Mom would say. “The ones broken by the world, angry and afraid of trusting. You must remind them that they are not alone. Nothing can be lost in trying. Remember that always, my darling. ”

- Candace Ganger

“ Transmutation: • Grapes must be crushed to make wine • Diamonds form under pressure • Olives are pressed to release oil • Seeds grow in darkness Whenever you feel crushed, under pressure, pressed, or in darkness, you’re in a powerful place of transformation/transmutation. ”

- Lalah Delia

“ Existence is a medium of art. ”

- Talismanist Giebra

“ Winning is you just have to be quick, you snooze you lose ”

- Akhil Gupta

“ She had just enough madness to make her interesting ”

- Atticus Poetry

“ Those who learn from the experiences of others are truly wise; those who learn only from their own experiences are lacking in wisdom and those who refuse to learn either from the experiences of others or even from their own experiences are nothing but fools! ”

- Sadguru Shri Wamanrao Pai

“ There are still some wonderful people left in this world! They are diamonds in the rough, but they're around! You'll find them when you fall down– they're the ones who pick you up, who don't judge, and you had to fall down to see them! When you get up again, remember who your true friends are! ”

- C. JoyBell C.

“ If you cannot defeat your anger, then it will destroy you; when anger wins, you lose; no one befriends an angry person. ”

- RJ Intindola

“ Most people stand in the same place until it becomes dangerous to stay there. Then they act. Exceptional people act today to write their story. ”

- Jim Lawless

“ Only when you love yourself will you love others. ”

- Tapan Ghosh

“ Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost. ”

- Martina Navratilova

“ True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice. ”

- Sadhu Vaswani

“ Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. ”

- Mother Teresa

“ My goal is not to be better than anyone else, but to be better than I used to be. ”

- Wayne Dyer

“ Minsan talaga ay kailangan mo munang maranasan ang kahirapan, ang kalungkutan at kawalan bago mo ganap na maintindihan ang totoong kahulugan ng kaligayahan at pagibig. ”

- Belle Feliz

“ It is never about who is right or wrong, it is about what is best. ”

- Steve Backley

“ Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return. ”

- Roy T. Bennett

“ In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where noone sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art. ”

- Rumi

“ The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. ”

- Soren Kierkegaard

“ I say ‘I love you’ to my daughters every day. ”

- Amy Chua