Thoughts on Life

755 – “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.”

–anonymous [Often Misattributed, see Source Notes]

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752 – “I don’t think life is absurd. I think we are all here for a huge purpose. I think we shrink from the immensity of the purpose we are here for.”

–Norman Mailer

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750 – “You have been my friend. … That in itself is a tremendous thing.”

–Charlotte in E B White’s Charlotte’s Web [See Source Note for exact quote]

It is Make a Friend Day, so go out and makes some new ones!

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746 – “The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.”

–Ernest Hemingway [See Source Notes for details]

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714 – “When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”

–John Lennon [Attributed, likely Apocryphal]
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