"The world is full of opinions. But I am not searching for opinions, I'm searching for truths."
"How can something bother you if you won't let it?"
"It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it."
"Don’t build roadblocks out of assumptions."
"Closing your eyes won't make the awfulness go away. It may be that nothing will. But dwelling on it, dreading the evil, playing out the misery in your head - doesn't this feed the monster? You can't close your eyes to life, but you can choose where your gaze lingers."
"Remedy it, or welcome it: a wise man's only two choices."
"A dreadful thing one day befell me when a horse came to stand on my toe. Having no power to remove him, I found that I could not go.An awful thing sometime later befell me when the horse was removed from my toe. Alone and with naught to secure me, I found I was forced to go."
"Work hard, enrobe yourself in velvet hope, and rule your world!"
"It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed."
"Idly, Wick wondered if he should feel insulted. Then he decided there really wasn't any room for considering an insult with all the fear running rampant in his mind. Maybe he was quiet on the outside, but he knew he was running around screaming inside his thoughts."