We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Life is about experience. You can’t hold on to everything.
—Sarah Addison Allen in Garden Spells
The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Love is an emotion experienced by the many and enjoyed by the few.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
Though it is possible to utter words only with the intention to fulfill the will of God, it is very difficult not to think about the impression which they will produce on men and not to form them accordingly. But deeds you can do quite unknown to men, only for God. And such deeds are the greatest joy that a man can experience.
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.