Five Things I’ve Learned From Books

“Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.”
and also:
“Life isn’t fair, it’s just fairer than death, that’s all.”

― William GoldmanThe Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure: The “Good Parts” Version, Abridged


“We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won’t. And we’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off.”
― Chuck PalahniukFight Club


“…talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.”
― Patrick SüskindPerfume: The Story of a Murderer


“Trying to write about love is ultimately like trying to have a dictionary represent life. No matter how many words there are, there will never be enough.”
― David LevithanThe Lover’s Dictionary


And one more for luck:

“Urban survival rule 22: Never annoy an armed man.”
― Kelley ArmstrongBitten


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