"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them."
"Adversity causes some men to break, and others to break records."
"Vincent Van Gogh used to eat yellow paint because he thought it would get the happiness inside him. Many people thought he was mad and stupid for doing so because the paint was toxic, never mind that it was obvious that eating paint couldn’t possible have any direct correlation to one’s happiness, but I never saw that. If you were so unhappy that even the maddest ideas could possible work, like painting the walls of your internal organs yellow, than you are going to do it. It’s really no different than falling in love or taking drugs. There is a greater risk of getting your heart broken or overdosing, but people still do it everyday because there was always that chance it could make things better. Everyone has their yellow paint."
"An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way."
"You will be shocked, kids, when you discover how easy it is in life to part ways with people forever.
That’s why, when you find someone you want to keep around, you do something about it."
"Mistakes are proof that you’re trying."
"Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone - and finding that that’s ok with them."
"The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back."