Quotes of David Foster Wallace


You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.

- David Foster Wallace

Make your own quote image here

Note* For better image experience, you need to upload a desktop layout image, it means horizontal layout, not vertical layout.

“ Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. ”

- Mark Twain

“ We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way. ”

- St. Francis of Assisi

“ Tucker strokes my hair. There's something so tender about the gesture. It might as well have been him whispering I love you. ”

- Cynthia Hand

“ Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people. ”

- Roy T. Bennett

“ I can and I will. ”

- Unknown

“ There in the dark, on the front row, I could escape from a world I don't like. I could see that there are many characters on the screen with worse problems than mine, and they are fighting. I learn to empathize with them. ”

- Ricky Lee

“ Try never to be the smartest person in the room. And if you are, I suggest you invite smarter people, or find a different room ”

- Michael Dell

“ Their love was strong, but timing was wrong, and love decided that they didn’t belong. ”

- Unknown

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

- Hazrat Ali Ibn AbuTalib A.S

“ You can be every bit as amazing, and more so, without any intoxicants in your system. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if no one in the world felt that they needed alcohol to feel relaxed, or happy, or confident, or beautiful? ”

- Samuel Hogarth

“ Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. ”

- C.S. Lewis

“ Being a newspaper columnist is like marrying a nymphomaniac - It's great for the first two weeks. ”

- Lewis Grizzard

“ Be a free spirit, Never compromise on what you should & are capable of giving in love. Do it, feel good! But choose someone wisely as not everyone is deserving of what you give. Hence they said: "Seek love!" Where there is choice, Choose wisely! ”

- Somya Kedia

“ Don't touch me; I'll die if you touch me. ”

- Vladimir Nabokov

“ Sacrifices and resentments leave a woman standing on the edge, but she doesn’t have the nerve to look down or jump. As a woman struggles through the days trying to soothe the hurt, but every time she turns around it spreads like wildfire. She is left alone in the middle of a crisis. As women, we ask ourselves over and over again, how long do I have to wait? When will the torture end? ”

- Charlena E. Jackson

“ Do work with happiness not for happiness. ”

- Shekhar Srivastava

“ For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me want to dream. ”

- Vincent van Gogh

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

- RJ Intindola

“ Deep inside my soul there is a locked room, known to no one. It's dark so I don't go in there willingly, but when I did it last night, you were the dangling light bulb from the ceiling and it wasn't scary anymore. ”

- Ismaaciil C. Ubax

“ Time is too short in this one life, to be able to do everything, but it definitely is long enough at least to be able to develop the will to do anything & everything... ”

- Sujit Lalwani

“ A lifechanging moment for me was the realization that sometimes the healthiest relationship you can have with someone (or something) is none at all. ”

- Steve Maraboli

“ I’ve given up on many things through my life; One life itself, On people, on love, But never on myself… ”

- Samiha Totanji

“ Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ But hurry, let's entwine ourselves as one, our mouth broken, our soul bitten by love, so time discovers us safely destroyed. ”

- Federico Garcia Lorca