I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
—Franklin P. Adams
What if she was meant to be, or could have been, someone important in my life? I think that’s what scares me: the randomness of everything. That the people who could be important to you might just pass you by. Or you pass them by.
—Peter Cameron in Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
I thought it would all fall into place. I've changed my mind. Do nothing, and nothing happens. Life is about decisions. You either make them or they're made for you, but you can't avoid them.
—Mhairi McFarlane in You Had Me At Hello
For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.