Quotation Explorer - 'Marty Rubin'

Love's failure isn't blindness, but seeing what isn't there. - Marty Rubin
If you're scared to be alone, you are alone. - Marty Rubin
The right words to express oneself can never be found in any dictionary. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is more ridiculous than one person telling another how to live. - Marty Rubin
Love is a wild child, always at odds with society. - Marty Rubin
Home is where you can go and rest and be nothing - Marty Rubin
Words never change. What changes is how one interprets them. - Marty Rubin
Poetry is nothing if it exists only in books. One has to find it in one's own life. - Marty Rubin
The road to hell is paved with careful planning. - Marty Rubin
I'd rather be encouraged by an ant to live than taught to doubt by fifty skeptics. - Marty Rubin
The unemotional life is not worth living. - Marty Rubin
When one is well-read, one has a lot of illusion to overcome. - Marty Rubin
Every wars casts humanity back into the primordial slime. - Marty Rubin
Beauty is nonchalance. - Marty Rubin
I prefer the lightness of laughter to the heaviness of thought. - Marty Rubin
Ideas are like money: people kill for ideas. - Marty Rubin
One must always rebel against fear and hate and affirm life. - Marty Rubin
It's not the wound that teaches, but the healing. - Marty Rubin
Every language has its own word for the sun, but the sun us always the same. - Marty Rubin
Trust your senses most of the time, your intuition some of the time, and your conclusions never. - Marty Rubin
The task of the artist today is to defend feeling against the machine. - Marty Rubin
Truthfulness requires humility as well as courage. - Marty Rubin
We don't know why anything is what it is. It just is. - Marty Rubin
What we say about ourselves is always a form of fiction. - Marty Rubin
Wander, and leave a trail of freedom wherever you go. - Marty Rubin
I have found much in people to love but nothing to envy. - Marty Rubin
If a single person dies, the revolution has been lost. - Marty Rubin
Through the power of art imaginary landscapes turn into real ones. - Marty Rubin
When all else fails, stare straight into the sun. - Marty Rubin
The poem is the poet, the dreamer the dream. - Marty Rubin
Better locks just means better burglars. - Marty Rubin
Happiness: the feeling of being alive. - Marty Rubin
Distance is not a gulf but a bridge between lovers. - Marty Rubin
In solitude every fear, every longing, becomes exaggerated. - Marty Rubin
Almost all our cares are imaginary. We think them into existence. - Marty Rubin
It is hard to say anything as true as saying nothing. - Marty Rubin
The brightest stars don't necessarily give the most light. - Marty Rubin
Thoughts come out of nowhere like everything else. - Marty Rubin
Things are what they are, even when you don't know what they are. - Marty Rubin
Philosophers tell you what they think. Artists show you. - Marty Rubin
The depth of one's grief equals the depth of one's love. - Marty Rubin
In the morning I don't want to know where I'll be in the afternoon. - Marty Rubin
One of the sadder lessons of history is that progress is reversible. - Marty Rubin
What you do to kill time is your real work. - Marty Rubin
Knowledge is the name professors give to the confusion they create. - Marty Rubin
I like dogs that bark a little. The silent ones scare me. - Marty Rubin
We should allow ourselves all pleasures, real or imaginary. - Marty Rubin
When the apple ripens it falls, it doesn't know what else to do. - Marty Rubin
Imagination cannot be coerced, it has a mind of its own. - Marty Rubin
Something or someone is always waving goodbye. - Marty Rubin
Hope cannot save us, but it can give us courage. - Marty Rubin
It's incorrigible but inevitable how one gets used to everyone dying. - Marty Rubin
Why think when you can sing? - Marty Rubin
We are alive and in the world and that is beautiful and everything. - Marty Rubin
Sometimes out of sheer perversion reality conforms to my wishes. - Marty Rubin
For the true artist, there is no trivial thing. - Marty Rubin
The waterfall winks at every passerby. - Marty Rubin
Morality is simply a device for leading people around by the nose. - Marty Rubin
Art is a manifestation of freedom. - Marty Rubin
In life, we have common experiences; in art, uncommon ones. - Marty Rubin
Words could never satisfy me, but life satisfies me. - Marty Rubin
What's more absurd than one person telling another how to live? - Marty Rubin
Love doesn't hurt until you stop loving. - Marty Rubin
By 30, we've almost completely replaced our actual childhood with a mythical one. - Marty Rubin
Wisdom is the ability to transform unhappiness into happiness. - Marty Rubin
When people don't do what they want, they don't know what to do. - Marty Rubin
Even more than dreams our lies reveal our secret wishes. - Marty Rubin
It's a strange idea people have that thinking makes one intelligent. - Marty Rubin
Words have to make sense; facts don't. That life makes no sense is the most beautiful fact of all. - Marty Rubin
When living and loving could be so easy, why do we make it so hard? - Marty Rubin
What is alienation? Thought. - Marty Rubin
One half of the world fears stagnation and the other half change. - Marty Rubin
Freedom began on the day the first sheep wandered away from the herd. - Marty Rubin
Vampires are harmless. All they want is your blood. - Marty Rubin
Where we go is not determined by where we want to go. - Marty Rubin
Artists must remain in a state of awe to remain artists. - Marty Rubin
We choose our friends; our enemies choose us. - Marty Rubin
History is the record of intolerance. - Marty Rubin
Only art acknowledges the individual. Science and history ignore him. - Marty Rubin
I wish all the dead ideas would stay dead. - Marty Rubin
We are always changing, always different, and yet strangely and recognizably always the same. - Marty Rubin
If you have the experience, why do you need the words? - Marty Rubin
To keep a warm heart in winter is the real victory. - Marty Rubin
Hope always deceives us when it becomes a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
The forms art takes keep changing, but the themes remain the same. - Marty Rubin
Beauty is the desire for beauty. - Marty Rubin
How beautiful to touch another's soul with a word, a gesture, a thought. - Marty Rubin
The best reason to live is that there is no reason to live. - Marty Rubin
Always do the thing that makes you feel most alive. - Marty Rubin
The real rain dance is when the rain dances. - Marty Rubin
Beware of following a train of thought. - Marty Rubin
Writing is a game of hits and misses. Throw out the hits and keep the misses. - Marty Rubin
Don't try to create the world in your image-that was God's mistake. - Marty Rubin
When the poor steal, it's the rich who profit. - Marty Rubin
Mountain climbers think of the mountain not of the danger. - Marty Rubin
What doesn't kill us makes a good story. - Marty Rubin
The struggle against injustice is just another kind of injustice. - Marty Rubin
Education is either self-discovery or propaganda. - Marty Rubin
When you fill a void, isn't the void still there? - Marty Rubin
Our sins are sins of language. - Marty Rubin
Never say yes to anything you can't say no to. - Marty Rubin
The kind-hearted won't inherit the earth but they make it a tolerable place to live. - Marty Rubin
Philosophers console themselves with explanations. - Marty Rubin
Unexpressed grief leaves the deepest scars. - Marty Rubin
Always be skeptical of what you learn from experience. - Marty Rubin
Words, like people, hate to be the slaves of ideas - Marty Rubin
The most outrageous tale you can tell is somebody's truth. - Marty Rubin
Sometimes you have to do nothing to make something happen. - Marty Rubin
Works of art create their own rules. - Marty Rubin
First a voice; then an echo. Then nothing. - Marty Rubin
There is no fact which is not at least part fiction. - Marty Rubin
In the same way mannequins resemble people, fiction resembles life. - Marty Rubin
A broken mirror means good luck if you want it to. - Marty Rubin
Travel with joy, not to it. - Marty Rubin
First you have to survive adolescence; then your education. Finally, yourself. - Marty Rubin
The best dancer is the one who enjoys it the most. - Marty Rubin
There is music you never hear unless you play it yourself. - Marty Rubin
Love is a shared solitude. - Marty Rubin
When a war breaks out, everyone is on the wrong side. - Marty Rubin
Dead ends are where the real thinking begins. - Marty Rubin
Making children happy is the best art. - Marty Rubin
Words alone mean nothing, because they can do nothing. - Marty Rubin
If art serves any purpose at all it is to keep the spirit of freedom alive. - Marty Rubin
All this effort to change other people's minds suggests a resistance to change one's own. - Marty Rubin
It's hard to disappoint me. Anything is fine. - Marty Rubin
Cities get built out of poet's dreams. - Marty Rubin
There are two kinds of love: the love that is and the love that isn't. - Marty Rubin
Better Old King Cole and his merry soul than a hundred Jeremiahs. - Marty Rubin
What happens is always worth more than words. - Marty Rubin
If art serves any purpose at all, it is to keep alive the spirit of freedom. - Marty Rubin
When you split a pie up evenly, everyone gets the worst piece. - Marty Rubin
Even blind alleys lead somewhere. - Marty Rubin
A goal ensures progress. But one gets much further without a goal. - Marty Rubin
Love hurts because we think that's what love is. - Marty Rubin
The best way to combat bad ideas is not to believe in them. - Marty Rubin
Memories are like putty. We make of them what we will. - Marty Rubin
Hate's ultimate victory is to make us dependent on it. - Marty Rubin
Philosophers will have finally solved the mind-body problem when they learn to ignore it. - Marty Rubin
Wine is stronger than reason. - Marty Rubin
Our thoughts deceive us more than our senses. - Marty Rubin
We betray all that is beautiful in us by trying to explain it. - Marty Rubin
Sometimes the only way to make something happen is to do nothing. - Marty Rubin
Artists should paint whatever they like. - Marty Rubin
In winter, on the darkest nights, one rejoices even to see the tiniest sliver of a moon. - Marty Rubin
Moderation is an attempt to live within one's emotional means. - Marty Rubin
One doesn't play music; one surrenders to it. - Marty Rubin
My greatest pleasure is to travel down an unfamiliar road. - Marty Rubin
Freedom's progress depends on disobedient children. - Marty Rubin
Humanity will never truly evolve until personal responsibility becomes the norm. - Marty Rubin
It is better to pay attention than to have ideas about things. - Marty Rubin
We feel more than we can express, we see more than we can say. - Marty Rubin
Only through action, through living, can we escape from the prison of thought and language. - Marty Rubin
Time is the school we learn in. - Marty Rubin
When machines break down, it's people who suffer. - Marty Rubin
Words can't save you, but they can give you courage. - Marty Rubin
Live! It's no good if you just think about it. - Marty Rubin
One moment you're fire; the next smoke. - Marty Rubin
Technology is not the problem, nor is religion the problem. We are the problem. - Marty Rubin
Words of the hero: "I am my fate. - Marty Rubin
You have to touch the tree to know whether it's smooth or rough. - Marty Rubin
The dreamer is the part of the dream that's true. - Marty Rubin
Great art ignites a passion for freedom. - Marty Rubin
I think the greatest success any person can have is to truly embrace and enjoy their everyday life. - Marty Rubin
Never do anything for money you wouldn't do for free. - Marty Rubin
The fanciful is as much a part of our reality as the factual. - Marty Rubin
My life is my book, but I can't read it. - Marty Rubin
Enjoy today, the time you have now, for time cannot be found only lost. - Marty Rubin
Boredom is a great catalyst. - Marty Rubin
The only magic cure is to endure. - Marty Rubin
How different every hour is from the one before! - Marty Rubin
Mannequins can't dress themselves. Stones go wherever you throw them. - Marty Rubin
Optimists think badly, but live well. - Marty Rubin
Since nature abhors a vacuum, the void must be in you. - Marty Rubin
Death is never more than an instant nor less than an eternity away. - Marty Rubin
Art is great fun but it's not important. What's important is to be healthy and love. - Marty Rubin
All creative work begins as play. The more one plays, the better one works. - Marty Rubin
A brutal, relentless self-analysis lies at the heart of all despair. - Marty Rubin
The knots in the wood can't be untied - Marty Rubin
When you're living, just living, dreams come true you never knew you had. - Marty Rubin
One step actually taken achieves more than a lifetime of planning. - Marty Rubin
Make fun, not war. - Marty Rubin
It is a weakness to suffer when you don't have to. - Marty Rubin
Trying to be more than human one becomes less. - Marty Rubin
Only kind people seem really human. - Marty Rubin
If my hand on yours trembles it's because bodies never lie. - Marty Rubin
You can't dissect a dream without killing it. - Marty Rubin
If the sky falls, there'll be a bigger sky behind it. - Marty Rubin
One goes into the darkness to bring some light. - Marty Rubin
Most of our troubles are imaginary. We think them into existence. - Marty Rubin
Art is a game of skill, not chance. - Marty Rubin
Joy is wisdom I trust. - Marty Rubin
Listen when the sirens sing. How else will you learn? - Marty Rubin
What is heroic is not making life any harder that it has to be. - Marty Rubin
The first kiss and the first glass of wine are the best. - Marty Rubin
What saves us from succumbing to utter meaninglessness is not reason but instinct. - Marty Rubin
All lovers meet and love by chance. - Marty Rubin
Freedom of thought is meaningless without the freedom to act. - Marty Rubin
Thinking is a way of condemning oneself to solitude. - Marty Rubin
To be ignorant as God is ignorant, knowing only what is real. - Marty Rubin
I don't believe in work or education. I believe in freedom. - Marty Rubin
Poetry is the search for a tangible reality. - Marty Rubin
Our perception of what's real is always changing and that never changes. - Marty Rubin
What we can't control, we call fate. - Marty Rubin
Telling the willow not to weep only makes it weep more. - Marty Rubin
Art is a supplement to life, not a replacement. - Marty Rubin
An artist's work never leads anywhere except to the unknown. - Marty Rubin
Is that so tragic: to die not knowing? - Marty Rubin
No one ever forgets a talk they had that lasted through the night. - Marty Rubin
Language is a ladder that always falls short of reality. - Marty Rubin
A bad job is drudgery; a good job is slavery. - Marty Rubin
Even being an artist isn't as good as being nothing. - Marty Rubin
Thinking is a sign of disturbance. When your bladder doesn't hurt you don't think about it. - Marty Rubin
We have to get over the idea that there's some right way to live. - Marty Rubin
Poetry is the science, the exact science, of feeling. - Marty Rubin
Some stories end in despair, some begin there - Marty Rubin
Sorry, Socrates! Every life is worth living. - Marty Rubin
Even music can't compete with the canyons and waterfalls. - Marty Rubin
Fiction isn't truer than life: it just makes a better story. - Marty Rubin
One can be a pessimist in thought, but not in action. - Marty Rubin
Dreams must be ground into bread, and the bread eaten. - Marty Rubin
The rain that falls wherever it pleases. I want to be that rain. - Marty Rubin
The dead sleep soundly but do not dream. - Marty Rubin
The beauty of this day doesn't depend on its lasting forever. - Marty Rubin
Hope can be as crippling as despair. - Marty Rubin
At 60, even one's thoughts have wrinkles. - Marty Rubin
In order to adopt any religion or philosophy, one has to ignore certain basic concrete realities. - Marty Rubin
Behind the polite veneer of civilization the beast is always lurking. - Marty Rubin
How the world loves her sad songs! - Marty Rubin
A good teacher: one who lets you teach yourself. - Marty Rubin
A man or woman becomes happy by choosing happiness every day. - Marty Rubin
You can't know people, only their names. - Marty Rubin
Morality is the clipping of a bird's wings. - Marty Rubin
I don't like to go anywhere. I just like to go. - Marty Rubin
Inertia is often mistaken for patience. - Marty Rubin
Magic is not what magicians can do, but what they can't do. - Marty Rubin
What a sad life when one loves nothing and no one. - Marty Rubin
Don't trust the one who stopped believing. Trust the one who never believed. - Marty Rubin
Everyone dies young. - Marty Rubin
Books end. Stories never do. - Marty Rubin
In my mind I lead a phantom's life. My neighbor makes me real. - Marty Rubin
Art is a space in which freedom tests its wings. - Marty Rubin
A pessimist is someone who has forgotten the joy of beginning. - Marty Rubin
Smoking is unhealthy but not as unhealthy as being forbidden to smoke. - Marty Rubin
In literature, sex is part of the story; in pornography, it's the whole story. - Marty Rubin
Time can't be found, only lost. - Marty Rubin
Nothing else is needed to be a complete human being than to have been born a human being - Marty Rubin
If the cockroaches survive and we don't, what does that say about human intelligence? - Marty Rubin
Once you master starting and stopping, the rest is easy. - Marty Rubin
Habit: the body's memory. - Marty Rubin
Intellectual despair is a subject for comedy. - Marty Rubin
Wishful thinking is more valuable to an artist than critical thinking. - Marty Rubin
Thinking is opening a can of worms. The can is imaginary, but the worms are real. - Marty Rubin
We don't know why anything happens or why anything is. - Marty Rubin
Music is the most abstract of the arts; dance, the most concrete. - Marty Rubin
Reciprocal illusions: the pessimist's fear and the optimist's hope. - Marty Rubin
Blessed are they who love people, for they will be loved. - Marty Rubin
You have to create your life, not make demands of life. - Marty Rubin
To dance sublimely, one must forget one knows how to dance. - Marty Rubin
Thinking is the disease, not the cure. - Marty Rubin
Walking alone, I sing to myself and am content. - Marty Rubin
No story is ever the whole story. - Marty Rubin
The ultimate aim of reading or writing poetry is to enrich one's life experience. - Marty Rubin
It takes a long time to learn how to do something simple. - Marty Rubin
Words fail me, but not feeling. The feeling never fails me. - Marty Rubin
Love lies within our power, but not understanding. - Marty Rubin
Every day sing and dance and feel the joy. - Marty Rubin
One should love oneself enough not to love oneself too much. - Marty Rubin
Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story. - Marty Rubin
You can rob from the poor to give to the rich. It's legal. - Marty Rubin
Subservience is degrading, even if you like it. - Marty Rubin
The wild ivy grows wherever it pleases. - Marty Rubin
A story has value whether it's true or not. - Marty Rubin
Grace rides inside the waves. - Marty Rubin
Sometimes out of sheer perversity reality conforms to my wishes. - Marty Rubin
The mystic sees God in everything; the scientist, atoms; the poet, poetry. - Marty Rubin
If you think happiness is a rare bird you won't see much of it. - Marty Rubin
Love lies in our power, but not understanding. - Marty Rubin
One can no more translate movement into words than music into words. - Marty Rubin
There is always some distortion in the re-telling of any story. - Marty Rubin
Everything but a life can be replaced. - Marty Rubin
Where there is a strong need to believe it's incredible what people will believe. - Marty Rubin
Writing is talking to yourself-with the hope of being overheard. - Marty Rubin
When the meaning is unclear there is no meaning. - Marty Rubin
Children remind us that we're all children. - Marty Rubin
Let a kind word warm you when your thoughts turn cold - Marty Rubin
Don't stand in the hallway trembling; join the dance. - Marty Rubin
What an artist finds, he finds without looking for it. - Marty Rubin
The hardest thing: not to take loss personally. - Marty Rubin
Is there anything more enlightened, more intelligent, more intellectual than laughter? - Marty Rubin
I think we should love life, nature, other people, more than ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Where the signposts end, the trail begins. - Marty Rubin
Even the oldest trees aren't ashamed to stand naked. - Marty Rubin
What do I aspire to be? Just an ordinary person who values living. - Marty Rubin
You can't summarize a story or a life. The story, the life, is the summary. - Marty Rubin
Parrots mimic their owners. Their owners consider that a sign of intelligence. - Marty Rubin
Slaves of religion or slaves of technology, what difference does it make? - Marty Rubin
If you believe in winners and losers you're one of the losers. - Marty Rubin
Silence has a grammar all its own. - Marty Rubin
The head follows the feet. We live first and find reasons later. - Marty Rubin
All the great novels are about obsession and people who are obsessed. - Marty Rubin
What is love after but trusting in the unknown. - Marty Rubin
Everything in moderation, even the truth - Marty Rubin
The only really free artist is the one who sings all alone in the shower. - Marty Rubin
Where the fog is thickest, begin. - Marty Rubin
Some things are too strange to believe, but nothing is too strange to have happened. - Marty Rubin
It's our thoughts that are chaotic, not the world. - Marty Rubin
Happiness doesn't think, it is. - Marty Rubin
You can't prepare for the things that change your life. They come suddenly and unannounced. - Marty Rubin
The aquariums of the imagination contain only dead fish. - Marty Rubin
Idealists want to make ants so small no one can step on them. - Marty Rubin
Writing begins as a solitary obsession and ends up as communication. - Marty Rubin
To be cheerful in this world one must have a strong sense of reality. - Marty Rubin
Happiness is what matters, feeling alive-not art or knowledge or money. - Marty Rubin
God, unity, meaning, transcendence all belong to the imagination. - Marty Rubin
Every advance in individual freedom is initially perceived as a decline in morals. - Marty Rubin
To the tourist, travel is a means to an end; to the traveler, it's an end in itself. - Marty Rubin
History is the study of the abuse of power. - Marty Rubin
The singing I like best is when I sing. - Marty Rubin
Life is worth living but not worth thinking about - Marty Rubin
What do I think? I think it makes no difference what I think. - Marty Rubin
Our lives are not intelligible to us. - Marty Rubin
Let the mystery carry you breathlessly along. - Marty Rubin
The world is so big and words are so small! - Marty Rubin
Home's a place to come back to, not a place to stay. - Marty Rubin
Some truths can only be seen in the dark. - Marty Rubin
What can be labeled, packaged, mass produced is neither truth nor art. - Marty Rubin
Happiness isn't something one finds, it's something one creates. - Marty Rubin
Politics is a trivial diversion from the business of living. - Marty Rubin
One writes primarily to free oneself from oneself. - Marty Rubin
Every crack in the sidewalk has a story to tell. - Marty Rubin
Neither objectivity nor subjectivity seem to make much sense. - Marty Rubin
If you can abuse your power you have too much. - Marty Rubin
The meaning of life is to enjoy it. - Marty Rubin
We are being dishonest with ourselves when we're not contradicting ourselves. - Marty Rubin
A poem is an event, like a wedding or birth. - Marty Rubin
Movement is the freedom of the body; stillness, of the mind. - Marty Rubin
Who can explain life? Who can understand it? Like cats, we just do what we do. - Marty Rubin
In new surroundings, one grows new eyes. - Marty Rubin
The hard thing isn't getting what you want, it's knowing what you want. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is more futile than looking for meaning in things that have none. - Marty Rubin
It's during a storm that the best songs get written. - Marty Rubin
Parents don't own their children and no one owns the world. - Marty Rubin
Everyone sees only their own reflection in the mirror of thought. - Marty Rubin
Confusion is a web of words. - Marty Rubin
It makes no difference what Christ or Buddha said. - Marty Rubin
I think insecurity underscores most human behavior. Because we're insecure, we want to be able to explain and control everything in order to protect ourselves. - Marty Rubin
I tend to believe simple things are the real things. - Marty Rubin
That life has no clear meaning is the best possible news for an artist. - Marty Rubin
I have always considered the right to 'goof off' an inalienable right. - Marty Rubin
The sea answers only to the sea. - Marty Rubin
A story has to break your heart or it's not worth telling. - Marty Rubin
One would like to live poetically, that is, with gratitude and grace. - Marty Rubin
Beware of puny two-legged creatures claiming to be made in the image of god. - Marty Rubin
There are no safe voyages and no safe ports. - Marty Rubin
The thing that seems most natural to me-most human-is movement. - Marty Rubin
The flea that doubts doesn't jump nearly as high. - Marty Rubin
They'll call you a liar, if the truth you tell is yours. - Marty Rubin
Advanced civilization: one without advanced technology. - Marty Rubin
Every writer knows that ideas are the enemy. - Marty Rubin
Relax and be free. You don't have to prove anything. - Marty Rubin
Wonderland is a real a place as Africa or Asia. - Marty Rubin
Emotion is the poetry of life. - Marty Rubin
The way to live well is to feel intensely. - Marty Rubin
Enjoy the rainbow while it lasts and don't chase it when it's gone. - Marty Rubin
The fire alarm is not the fire. - Marty Rubin
Art is the truth of the imagination. - Marty Rubin
When people talk to themselves they should listen more. That's how writers are born. - Marty Rubin
To be fulfilled and happy it is enough simply to exist. - Marty Rubin
Burn all the dictionaries and the things of the world will still be there. - Marty Rubin
Delight in your sensuality, in the dance of your desires. Don't be ashamed of it. - Marty Rubin
A microbe is more deadly than a minotaur - Marty Rubin
Self-deception fools all of the people all of the time. - Marty Rubin
Every advance in human freedom is initially perceived as a decline in morals. - Marty Rubin
So little depends on what we think, so much on what we do. - Marty Rubin
Remember: things only have the meaning and importance you give them. - Marty Rubin
When I told the rainbow what its colors meant, it laughed. - Marty Rubin
Be a poet in action as well as in words. - Marty Rubin
Flowers are the music of the earth. - Marty Rubin
A crow flying over a snowy field is reality as it is. - Marty Rubin
Truth is an outlaw in every country. - Marty Rubin
With all our ideas and explanations we only trivialize life. - Marty Rubin
Pornography robs sex of its mystery. That's why men like it. - Marty Rubin
The fish don't need to know why they're in the water. - Marty Rubin
Better to stay home than travel in a hurry. - Marty Rubin
There is music the moment you start listening. - Marty Rubin
What makes a life-any life-beautiful is the simple fact of living it. - Marty Rubin
Never doubt! Never despair! Many will love you, if you let them. - Marty Rubin
If a single person dies, the battle has been lost. - Marty Rubin
Culture is a communicable disease. - Marty Rubin
A blank canvas is a playground for the imagination. - Marty Rubin
Freedom is what we do; fate is what happens to us. - Marty Rubin
Art is a picture of the spirit. - Marty Rubin
Love without happiness is like a garden without flowers. I don't believe in it. - Marty Rubin
The knowledge an artist possesses is an advanced form of daydreaming. - Marty Rubin
To hate everything is to be wounded by everything. - Marty Rubin
When you think about something you give it an importance it doesn't have. - Marty Rubin
If you want absolutes, you have to invent them yourself. - Marty Rubin
It's not given even to the greatest writers to tell someone else's story. - Marty Rubin
The world is real; philosophy is the illusion. - Marty Rubin
We are as ignorant of the meaning of our least gesture as we are of life itself. - Marty Rubin
The poor want to be rich, the rich want to be God. - Marty Rubin
The child's naive dream of life is the only one worth having. - Marty Rubin
Man trims the hedges, God lets them grow. - Marty Rubin
Cast yourself upon the waters. Trust in your ability to swim. - Marty Rubin
A scent of lavender cannot be put into words. - Marty Rubin
The simple solution: do more, think less. - Marty Rubin
Even music can't compete with the wildflowers and waterfalls. - Marty Rubin
How ironic that wild nature should humanize us while technology dehumanizes us! - Marty Rubin
We owe it to the dead to dance on their graves. - Marty Rubin
What one is afraid to think must be the truth. - Marty Rubin
Self-consciousness is hell. - Marty Rubin
Politics: private interests masquerading as public concerns. - Marty Rubin
The saddest thing about old age is our idea of it. - Marty Rubin
Thought is a dead end; language is a merry-go-round. - Marty Rubin
It felt so amazing to be alive I could never think of anything else. - Marty Rubin
I call someone rich who loves the life they're living. - Marty Rubin
In politics, the fruit always turns sour before it can turn ripe. - Marty Rubin
Movement is joy. - Marty Rubin
First the nest; then the flight. - Marty Rubin
No one really remembers anything five minutes after it happens. - Marty Rubin
Reasons? There are no reasons. - Marty Rubin
The gold you have to dig for is not the real gold. - Marty Rubin
Happy memories are fool's gold. - Marty Rubin
Feel free to follow your own path while I follow mine. - Marty Rubin
Write something the skeptics will sneer at. - Marty Rubin
Every language has its own word for the sun, but the sun is always the same. - Marty Rubin
The demand for justice always exceeds the supply. - Marty Rubin
One learns by doing, not by learning to do. - Marty Rubin
Books create readers; conversation creates friends. - Marty Rubin
We love those to whom we can tell our story. - Marty Rubin
Who is satisfied, like the trees, with just existing? - Marty Rubin
When your share your story with someone, it becomes their story too. - Marty Rubin
Touch is a more powerful communicator than words. - Marty Rubin
You can't judge the present by the past. Each day is different, and you live it differently. - Marty Rubin
Our talents don't define us any more than our faults. - Marty Rubin
Culture is local; art, universal. - Marty Rubin
If stupidity is the only sin, who is blameless? - Marty Rubin
Humor is detachment, and detachment sets you free. - Marty Rubin
What do I care about the universe? It's people who will miss me when I'm gone. - Marty Rubin
Keep your eyes open and you'll see more than you ever dreamed of. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is more obscene to me than the glorification of suffering. - Marty Rubin
Everyone has the right to play their cards their own way. - Marty Rubin
Even the faded flower refutes nothingness. - Marty Rubin
There is no fact that is not at least part fiction. - Marty Rubin
The secret to being a good traveler is liking a place before you get there. - Marty Rubin
The only thing sillier than believing in gods is arguing against their existence. - Marty Rubin
No burden is heavier to bear than the burden of a false idea. - Marty Rubin
What you haven't experienced is also a part of you. - Marty Rubin
Information is what you put in empty heads to keep them empty. - Marty Rubin
No art or science can penetrate that deepest of mysteries: what will happen tomorrow. - Marty Rubin
Under a red desert sky all thought seems superfluous. - Marty Rubin
Every human life has infinite value and to destroy even one is a crime against all humanity. - Marty Rubin
Chaos is any order opposed to freedom. - Marty Rubin
There is no yesterday, and there is no tomorrow. We have to live now. - Marty Rubin
The worst abuse of freedom is to deny that it exists. - Marty Rubin
More sailors have drowned in words than in the sea. - Marty Rubin
A grief travels with us as far as we carry it. - Marty Rubin
The greatest success any person can have is to truly embrace and enjoy their daily existence. - Marty Rubin
When you don't hurry, life lasts longer. - Marty Rubin
An artist's responsibility is simple: to say through his art what can't be said any other way. - Marty Rubin
Living in a godless universe is our freedom, our salvation, not our tragedy. - Marty Rubin
Nothing succeeds like indifference to success. - Marty Rubin
Our perceptions are always changing and that never changes. - Marty Rubin
When you are the problem, it's hard to see it. - Marty Rubin
Every war of ideas turns violent sooner or later. - Marty Rubin
Facts are what matter, but how do you know which are the true ones? - Marty Rubin
Women and children are not property and no one owns the world. - Marty Rubin
Politics is a man in conflict with other men. Art is a man in conflict with himself. - Marty Rubin
Work is the ultimate addiction. - Marty Rubin
What you fill your days with, fills your days. - Marty Rubin
Do what you love even if it gets you nowhere. - Marty Rubin
Love is the immeasurable and the immeasurable is love. - Marty Rubin
We work best when we're unaware of working - Marty Rubin
Muzzle the owner if the dog barks all night. - Marty Rubin
That we live in a godless universe is a reason to celebrate not despair. - Marty Rubin
Art is fire, science is light. - Marty Rubin
Words make known. But we live in the unknown. - Marty Rubin
The simplest action is worth more than the profoundest thought. - Marty Rubin
We know birth and we know death; the mystery is everything in-between. - Marty Rubin
What's wrong with people is people. There's no cure for that. - Marty Rubin
The wise oyster stays in its shell. - Marty Rubin
I don't believe in literature-I believe in conversation. - Marty Rubin
Th tree sheds a memory with every leaf. - Marty Rubin
Even the dead keep changing and adding to their contradictions. - Marty Rubin
Meddling is the evil, not indifference. - Marty Rubin
We live first and find reasons later. - Marty Rubin
Every successful work of art is a collaboration between the known and the unknown. - Marty Rubin
You can't learn anything from a person who knows everything. - Marty Rubin
A coherent system is a convenient lie. - Marty Rubin
When a person wants nothing, it's evil to tempt them with something. - Marty Rubin
When Socrates said he knew nothing he still thought he knew more than anyone else. - Marty Rubin
They will tell you you're immoral, if you want to be free. - Marty Rubin
The tiniest mite has an inner life of which we can know nothing. - Marty Rubin
Existence is an is, not a why. - Marty Rubin
There is peace in knowing that whatever one thinks it is not the truth. - Marty Rubin
Scientific reality is as different from lived reality as a slide rule is from a platypus. - Marty Rubin
The existence of things does not depend on the existence of words. - Marty Rubin
The only acceptable alternative to silence is to speak from the heart - Marty Rubin
Nature is hiding nothing; that's its secret. - Marty Rubin
The enemies of freedom are strong but freedom is stronger. - Marty Rubin
When sunlight does to the surface of water, music does to the spirit. - Marty Rubin
No ideology or psychological theory can possibly do justice to the full range of human experience. - Marty Rubin
When one loves willingly, there is no sacrifice. - Marty Rubin
In a heart that truly loves life grief is always transitory. - Marty Rubin
Don't stare out the window; run through the fields. - Marty Rubin
Water flows because it's willing. - Marty Rubin
What great literature does best is to show us those moments which make life worth living. - Marty Rubin
Space-we fill it with our dreams. - Marty Rubin
Books create readers; conversation, friends - Marty Rubin
People shouldn't question their desires. They should just live. - Marty Rubin
Out of dumbness, out of confusion, arise the true words. - Marty Rubin
I never reach those far-off places. New trails tempt me at every turn. - Marty Rubin
Time does not pass, it continues - Marty Rubin
Pain never apologizes. - Marty Rubin
You begin with other people's memories and end up with your own. - Marty Rubin
The weaker the will, the stronger the faith. - Marty Rubin
The world we see is beyond our understanding but not beyond our love. - Marty Rubin
The true poetic feeling is a feeling of boundless gratitude. - Marty Rubin
If you've loved the life you've lived, who can take that away from you? - Marty Rubin
Freedom is the right to get up and leave. - Marty Rubin
It's only in fairy tales that words have the power to change things. - Marty Rubin
Paint what does not exist. - Marty Rubin
The most terrifying thing is one's own imagination. - Marty Rubin
What you can't do, you can't know. - Marty Rubin
We're all drowning, but don't say it out loud. - Marty Rubin
The truth is what you live through while you're looking for the truth. - Marty Rubin
The most magnanimous gift one can give one's neighbors is to leave them alone. - Marty Rubin
It's the words we whisper to ourselves that make us who we are. - Marty Rubin
Only fake tears last forever. - Marty Rubin
Bad music is always the loudest. - Marty Rubin
That life has no clear purpose or meaning is the best possible news for artists. - Marty Rubin
There is no destiny awaiting us except what we create through our own actions. - Marty Rubin
I'm not the person I used to be. I never was. - Marty Rubin
How sad! All these crazy ideas that separate people and make them hate each other. - Marty Rubin
In poetry if the emotion is lacking, everything is lacking. - Marty Rubin
Wherever freedom is being discussed, we're all part of the conversation. - Marty Rubin
Ideology-the permission to hate. - Marty Rubin
Art, like love, moves the heart in unexpected directions. - Marty Rubin
Never let a lack of money keep you from living like a millionaire. - Marty Rubin
All clocks break, and what breaks them is Time. - Marty Rubin
When love becomes a perfect fire it leaves only ashes. - Marty Rubin
Moths don't need to explain why they're attracted to the light. - Marty Rubin
Fantasy enriches life, it doesn't impoverish it. - Marty Rubin
Love only starts to hurt when one stops loving. - Marty Rubin
Humor is a second wind. - Marty Rubin
Be something! That's the inscription written over the gates of hell. - Marty Rubin
As a writer one either fails or never begins. - Marty Rubin
Rain is the picnic when it rains. - Marty Rubin
Flesh gets its food, its sex, its sleep and is satisfied. But the mind is never satisfied. - Marty Rubin
We are optimists by instinct, pessimists by thought. - Marty Rubin
Humanity's favorite pasttime: pretending to know what it doesn't know. - Marty Rubin
We have to eat to live, and that's our timeless tale of tragedy. - Marty Rubin
Every true thing has already been said, but each new generation must find a way to say it in their own words. - Marty Rubin
Some people are so clever there's just no hope for them. - Marty Rubin
If you're afraid to be alone, you are alone. - Marty Rubin
Ambition is the death of joy. - Marty Rubin
Human behavior makes it hard to believe in human intelligence. - Marty Rubin
In politics, the fruit always turns sour before it turns ripe. - Marty Rubin
Almost all sadness comes from feeling sorry for oneself. - Marty Rubin
Opinion: a sign of ignorance. - Marty Rubin
It is human nature to overdo a thing until one gets sick of it. - Marty Rubin
In the midst of a busy life don't forget to live. - Marty Rubin
It is staggering the amount of suffering caused by bad ideas. - Marty Rubin
The truth is that thinking crates problems, it doesn't solve them. - Marty Rubin
We think in one language and feel in another. - Marty Rubin
It's no use organizing the mice if the cat doesn't agree. - Marty Rubin
The only valid rule for a work of art is that it be true to itself. - Marty Rubin
Only the dying know what real loneliness is. - Marty Rubin
Memory is weak, imagination strong. - Marty Rubin
All the rain that fell since the world began won't cure today's drought. - Marty Rubin
If perception were reality, bats could fly through cave walls. - Marty Rubin
No one can understand human reality without understanding human imagination. - Marty Rubin
When evil fights evil, only evil wins. - Marty Rubin
We need places to scream and run wild as well as places to be quiet. - Marty Rubin
There is no just cause, no right decision, no true way of life. - Marty Rubin
There is no order or freedom without simplicity. - Marty Rubin
Take a wrong turn. Get lost in something you love. - Marty Rubin
Artists become their myths. - Marty Rubin
Poetry can change hearts but not the politician's heart. - Marty Rubin
If I could find the right words, I'd say what the blue sky says. - Marty Rubin
All the great stories are about obsession and people who are obsessed. - Marty Rubin
We know death; it's life we don't know. - Marty Rubin
Diseased organs get the most attention. - Marty Rubin
The best advice is what the skylark gives by singing. - Marty Rubin
Our way of thinking causes us more pain than all our misfortunes. - Marty Rubin
Nobody wants to be nothing. But that's the greatest thing in the world to be. - Marty Rubin
Where love is coerced, there is no love. - Marty Rubin
Does the word "ice cream" taste as good as ice cream? Not even the poets think so. - Marty Rubin
My morning rambles through the park will never make the history books. - Marty Rubin
Lies have always been easier to invent than reality. - Marty Rubin
Time spent thinking about life is better spent enjoying it. - Marty Rubin
The right to privacy is the pre-eminent right of any democracy. - Marty Rubin
When death speaks to me, it speaks only of the beauty of life. - Marty Rubin
A blackbird doesn't change its tune to suit the times. - Marty Rubin
Practically all the sadness we experience in life comes from our feeling sorry for ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Everything that is real lasts only for a moment. - Marty Rubin
All children are born rebels and explorers until they're taught to sit still and obey. - Marty Rubin
God won't chastise us, so the satirist must do it. - Marty Rubin
I'm more curious to know what a cat think than what a philosopher thinks. - Marty Rubin
All talk is small talk. - Marty Rubin
Maybe there is no justice, just different degrees of injustice. - Marty Rubin
One can always find a quote to justify anything. - Marty Rubin
Philosophy: unsound conclusions based on sound reasoning. - Marty Rubin
If you believe in nothing else, believe in your freedom. - Marty Rubin
Memories are never as true as the things one forgets. - Marty Rubin
The landscape looks different from every blade of grass. - Marty Rubin
Never deny yourself any pleasure, real or imaginary. - Marty Rubin
A blind man sees with his cane, like all the rest of us. - Marty Rubin
It's the children who never played with fire that get burnt. - Marty Rubin
Whoever misunderstands me, understands me. - Marty Rubin
More choices doesn't necessarily mean more freedom. - Marty Rubin
Don't tell me where the years went; I don't want to know. - Marty Rubin
Salt water is and isn't the ocean. - Marty Rubin
Artists, by their free expressions, encourage others to be free. This is the quality that makes works of art enduring. - Marty Rubin
Writing is like life: it goes on. - Marty Rubin
We always need new ideas to free us from the old ones. - Marty Rubin
One has to love without understanding the things one loves. - Marty Rubin
Heroism is overcompensation for fear. - Marty Rubin
Love people, not places. Places don't miss you when you're gone. - Marty Rubin
What I learned from the flowers: to live effortlessly. - Marty Rubin
When you don't decide, others decide for you. - Marty Rubin
Maybe there is no justice, only different degrees of injustice. - Marty Rubin
What would beauty be if the whole world were blind? - Marty Rubin
One should never go dancing with a broken foot, but one should with a broken heart. - Marty Rubin
Pleasure is our force for living. Without it we go mad or kill ourselves. - Marty Rubin
There is nothing sacred except the freedom to live peacefully and joyfully on one's own terms. - Marty Rubin
To be a light in a child's world, what could be more beautiful? - Marty Rubin
However far-reaching one's visions or ideas, one must start from where one is. - Marty Rubin
Life is always dangerous and always mysterious. - Marty Rubin
The deep roots never doubt spring will come. - Marty Rubin
A beautiful phrase and a beautiful sunset derive from the same source. - Marty Rubin
The artist's duty is to defend the exceptional: the imagination. - Marty Rubin
What would you do if you couldn't do what you want?'-"Something else. - Marty Rubin
Beware of what you teach your children in the womb. - Marty Rubin
The purpose of art is to add to our quality of life. - Marty Rubin
Today's sin is tomorrow's alternative lifestyle. - Marty Rubin
Every journey brings you back home and to yourself. - Marty Rubin
Great artists are great not because of their great sufferings, but because of their joy in creating. - Marty Rubin
Proving the obvious has never been easy. - Marty Rubin
A broken mirror is good luck if you want it to be. - Marty Rubin
Sometimes I feel certain that the hyenas are laughing at us. - Marty Rubin
In school one learns to ask stupid questions of life. - Marty Rubin
People don't think when they're enjoying themselves. Thinking is a sign of disturbance. - Marty Rubin
A shooting star yields very little light. - Marty Rubin
We are changed by the things we try to change. - Marty Rubin
The ripe apple falls, it doesn't know what else to do. - Marty Rubin
Drug-pushers, God-pushers, sex-pushers, art-pushers-all kinds of pushers. - Marty Rubin
If words are the truth, what is living for? - Marty Rubin
To know your soul is your own, that's what counts. - Marty Rubin
Dogs at least do not confuse their barking with the truth. - Marty Rubin
Thirst is a language even the grass understands. - Marty Rubin
Clear thinking is to think of nothing at all. - Marty Rubin
Loneliness is a failure to appreciate others. - Marty Rubin
Never hesitate to tell the truth as you see it. - Marty Rubin
Even the best bluffers must eventually lay their cards on the table. - Marty Rubin
Most of our cares are imaginary. We think them into existence. - Marty Rubin
Mosquitoes, how wonderful! No one puts them in cages or makes pets out of them. - Marty Rubin
To believe the ridiculous requires the strictest logic. - Marty Rubin
The woods are full of poison berries but you don't have to eat them. - Marty Rubin
Morality is religion's license to kill. - Marty Rubin
There is a madness that is joy, and a madness that is just madness. - Marty Rubin
Every summer, like the roses, childhood returns. - Marty Rubin
I don't want to be the one who says life is beautiful. I want to be the one who feels it. - Marty Rubin
The void can only be filled with love. - Marty Rubin
Blessed is the nightbird that sings for joy and not to be heard. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is a problem unless you think it is. - Marty Rubin
Memories are fool's gold. - Marty Rubin
Free will, determinism, meaning, existence, etc. are academic problems, not problems in life. - Marty Rubin
Destiny exists only in retrospect. - Marty Rubin
Everything that is real is indescribable, starting with the world. - Marty Rubin
Real dishes break. That's how you know they're real. - Marty Rubin
Poets create gods, philosophers destroy them. - Marty Rubin
Tears are our first language and our last. - Marty Rubin
If the cherry trees had to wait for understanding they'd never blossom. - Marty Rubin
The most shocking thing about our human sex organs is that people are shocked by them. - Marty Rubin
We choose a path, but not what's on it. - Marty Rubin
The best job in the world is discovering life for yourself. - Marty Rubin
I am not who I am because I can change who I am. - Marty Rubin
Trust opens the door that pain had sealed shut. - Marty Rubin
The earth and sky are like two mirrors facing each other. - Marty Rubin
History is conjecture raised to the level of an art. - Marty Rubin
Men are always ready to fight; it's tenderness that scares them. - Marty Rubin
Humor is heartbreak in reverse. - Marty Rubin
The first principle of freedom is that we are responsible for our actions. - Marty Rubin
The main thing is to be full of life. Everything else is secondary. - Marty Rubin
Drink freely the wine life offers you and don't worry how much you spill. - Marty Rubin
What we do today means a great deal, though it may mean nothing tomorrow. - Marty Rubin
We suffer more from choice than from necessity. - Marty Rubin
You can spit on a rose, but it's still a rose. - Marty Rubin
Love does not depend on understanding; understanding depends on love. - Marty Rubin
Hope can't save you, but it can give you courage. - Marty Rubin
Follow the rules or don't follow them: whatever you wish. - Marty Rubin
Civilization: the human zoo. - Marty Rubin
You don't learn art from life, or life from art. - Marty Rubin
My eyes are not for sale and nobody owns the world. - Marty Rubin
One should live as if the very rocks are glad you're here. - Marty Rubin
The desire to change things must begin with accepting things as they are. - Marty Rubin
I have no heroes except flowers and children. - Marty Rubin
With every leaf that falls the tree loses a memory. - Marty Rubin
Teach your children to think "we" not "them" and "us. - Marty Rubin
The scientist seeks laws; the historian, causes; the artist, freedom. - Marty Rubin
The only truths that last are the truths of the heart. - Marty Rubin
Unless I speak, you won't see me. - Marty Rubin
Don't let the worries of this foolish world destroy your joy in living. - Marty Rubin
We are the problem, and there's no cure for that. - Marty Rubin
Children, like God, see only our actions. - Marty Rubin
Write as if Time will erase every word. - Marty Rubin
Better to find one thing to live for than a thousand things to be against. - Marty Rubin
We fear the calm more than the storm. - Marty Rubin
When sad, sing; when very sad, dance. - Marty Rubin
You have to learn about life and love by actually living it. - Marty Rubin
Be grateful to those who refuse your demands. They are your benefactors. - Marty Rubin
Never join two things that would be happier apart. - Marty Rubin
What good is a song that doesn't break your heart? - Marty Rubin
History furnishes scant evidence of the goodwill of the people. - Marty Rubin
We forget more than we remember, we lose more than we find. - Marty Rubin
There is no sweeter pleasure than wandering aimlessly about. - Marty Rubin
Measure your own worth by the worth you attribute to others. - Marty Rubin
One wonders in the end if books don't do more harm than good. - Marty Rubin
Order is what exists before you start arranging things. - Marty Rubin
Writing exacerbates a wound. - Marty Rubin
Ruins are the cathedrals of Time. - Marty Rubin
One death apiece is plenty. - Marty Rubin
A beautiful sentence and a beautiful sunset derive from the same source. - Marty Rubin
Summer, like a kiss, trembles when it first arrives. - Marty Rubin
I don't need anyone else to tell me how to be alive. - Marty Rubin
Courage plus vitality equal spirit. - Marty Rubin
You can change the world all day, but at night it's back the way it was. - Marty Rubin
Love is the body's warmth; sex, its heat. - Marty Rubin
Human nature is water, not stone. - Marty Rubin
The things we truly need to say are best said through action. - Marty Rubin
Wisdom is knowing when you have enough. - Marty Rubin
Literature, the act of writing, affirms life, however dark the story it tells. - Marty Rubin
Happiness comes from physical activity; sorrow from thought. - Marty Rubin
What all life has faced and experienced before you, you still have to face and experience yourself. - Marty Rubin
A philosophy must be livable; it can't just be ideas. - Marty Rubin
It's not necessary to corrupt people's morals. Their morals have been corrupting them for years. - Marty Rubin
The hammer never complains of the noise. - Marty Rubin
Things imagined are as real as things seen. - Marty Rubin
I don't believe in Doubt. - Marty Rubin
Self-loathing is hell. - Marty Rubin
We need movement, activity, as much as air and water. - Marty Rubin
Whatever you want to do, do it now. Time is not on your side. - Marty Rubin
It's only the poor who can't get away with murder. - Marty Rubin
Lovers jump into bed without thinking. It's the only way it can be done. - Marty Rubin
Bees sting us to remind us we're real. - Marty Rubin
Distance is a bridge, not a gulf, between lovers. - Marty Rubin
We put ourselves through hell and that is hell. - Marty Rubin
Spiders will build their webs no matter how many laws you pass against it. - Marty Rubin
What makes or breaks us ultimately is our attitude toward the things we can't control. - Marty Rubin
To be a light in a child's world, nothing is more beautiful. - Marty Rubin
Like Puck I like it best when things turn out preposterously. - Marty Rubin
Never doubt that a single moment can change everything. - Marty Rubin
Beliefs and opinions are nonsense. I don't even want to know what I think. - Marty Rubin
What chance does logic have against a glass of wine and a kiss? - Marty Rubin
Thinking must never be a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
Better to love for no reason than have reasons not to love. - Marty Rubin
It takes a long time to learn how to do nothing. - Marty Rubin
What is the meaning of a cactus flower? It exists, that's all. - Marty Rubin
Everyone sees only their own image in the mirror of thought. - Marty Rubin
Knowing what you don't want is the same thing as knowing nothing. - Marty Rubin
Sing, dance, laugh, love, or you'll be stuck with words. - Marty Rubin
Knowledge to have any value must be useful. - Marty Rubin
The earth keeps turning but it never says why. - Marty Rubin
Anyone who equates freedom with madness is mad themselves. - Marty Rubin
Freedom begins with respect for the freedom of others. - Marty Rubin
There is no deeper reality. The water at the bottom is the same as the water at the top. - Marty Rubin
Believe only in the thing that actually happens. - Marty Rubin
Look up at the moon; don't think about yourself. - Marty Rubin
Truth resides in the wealth of experience. - Marty Rubin
When you think too much you lose the will to act. When you lose the will to act you lose the power to love. - Marty Rubin
Music's power is like love's power: one can feel but never understand it. - Marty Rubin
Ideas stand in the corner and laugh while we fight over them. - Marty Rubin
What I like best is to notice something I never noticed before. - Marty Rubin
The mind loves riddles but not the heart. The heart loves only to touch and be touched. - Marty Rubin
Moths lay their eggs where civilizations have been destroyed. - Marty Rubin
The novelist uses facts to create a fiction about life. The pornographer uses sexual reality to create sexual illusion. - Marty Rubin
Nothing revives hope and confidence like a good fantasy. - Marty Rubin
A clean house is a sad house. - Marty Rubin
Better to stand still than travel in a hurry. - Marty Rubin
Let's be happy and forget all about art and politics! - Marty Rubin
Better to let ideals die than people. - Marty Rubin
A great failure in life: not appreciating what others have to give. - Marty Rubin
Leaves, while they live, hang together; dying, they fall one by one. - Marty Rubin
To feel that your will is not free is the very definition of insanity. - Marty Rubin
Without the freedom to be a misfit there is no freedom at all. - Marty Rubin
The seductive power of sex and money is nothing compared to that of words. - Marty Rubin
We must act to free our minds, not think. - Marty Rubin
Mirages distract us until we die of thirst. - Marty Rubin
Enjoy your life, the time you have now, because time cannot be found only lost. - Marty Rubin
In your body right now exists all the joy and grief of the world. - Marty Rubin
The laughter of children isn't mean or cutting, but pure and simple fun. - Marty Rubin
Memory is to experience what betrayal is to love. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is less like life than our idea of it. - Marty Rubin
We don't know history. We only know what has been written about it. - Marty Rubin
The real measure of success is how one feels about being alive. - Marty Rubin
Walk slowly through the world and pay attention - Marty Rubin
We humans are part of nature and whatever creative talents we might have come from nature and are part of nature's gift to us. - Marty Rubin
Wrapped up in our thoughts we can't hear love or beauty's song. - Marty Rubin
The worst thing about being a writer is having to pretend you know what you're talking about. - Marty Rubin
No art or science can penetrate that greatest of all mysteries: tomorrow. - Marty Rubin
What you're afraid to think must be the truth. - Marty Rubin
Peace is the first condition of joy. - Marty Rubin
Even when one sleeps one is not wasting one's time. - Marty Rubin
The more idealism proves futile, the more I respect idealists. - Marty Rubin
Bring a song with you into the darkness. - Marty Rubin
I fear gratuitous censorship more than gratuitous violence. - Marty Rubin
In dreams and stories we rearrange our lives. - Marty Rubin
One god, one truth, one vision for humanity is tyranny. - Marty Rubin
What you can't do, you don't know. - Marty Rubin
Is hell the way to heaven? I think it's the way to hell. - Marty Rubin
There is no house until it's built. - Marty Rubin
Words are the great temptation. - Marty Rubin
With all our words and ideas we only trivialize life. - Marty Rubin
Fighting doesn't hurt until you stop. - Marty Rubin
Life is too short to listen to reason. - Marty Rubin
Better to stand aloof and love quietly than join the cavalcade of hate. - Marty Rubin
Hope may spring eternal in the human breast but it only materializes through action. - Marty Rubin
The time you absolutely have to get off your ass and act is when action seems futile - Marty Rubin
Emotions, unlike ideas, never become obsolete. - Marty Rubin
It is hard to see anything as true as saying nothing. - Marty Rubin
Lying for lying's sake is the inspiration behind all great art - Marty Rubin
We should be helping each other, not hating each other. - Marty Rubin
Time and the wind never leave anything alone. - Marty Rubin
In a war between evils, only evil wins. - Marty Rubin
Travel doesn't become adventure until you leave yourself behind. - Marty Rubin
You can't dissect a joy without killing it. - Marty Rubin
Never confuse a hunger for knowledge with a thirst for truth. - Marty Rubin
What is love after all but trusting in the unknown. - Marty Rubin
A sad day: when beauty became a commodity. - Marty Rubin
Mirages enchant us up to the very moment we die of thirst. - Marty Rubin
Being alive is having what I want, that is my joy, my happiness. - Marty Rubin
Psychopaths act out their lunatic thoughts while the rest of us just think them. - Marty Rubin
One has to be suspicious of anyone who seeks the limelight. - Marty Rubin
Self-doubt inflicts the deepest wounds. - Marty Rubin
Words are the best bargain. You get them for free and they never run out. - Marty Rubin
Every dreamer thinks their dream is the true one. - Marty Rubin
History is barbaric to me because it omits all traces of the personal. - Marty Rubin
Indifference to ideas is a sign of good health. - Marty Rubin
No book or theory can serve as a substitute for lived experience. - Marty Rubin
A mask can hide you from others, but not from yourself. - Marty Rubin
Love is suffering only when one refuses to love. - Marty Rubin
Only one valid law: never belittle others. Never belittle yourself. - Marty Rubin
A man of reason? A disinterested philosopher? I'd rather be a puppy wagging its tail. - Marty Rubin
The slope contains many wonders not found at the summit. - Marty Rubin
When a head and a wall collide it's never the wall that breaks. - Marty Rubin
Technology is not the problem. We are the problem. - Marty Rubin
It is time at last for all the gods to be silent. - Marty Rubin
He who hesitates is probably afraid what others will think. - Marty Rubin
Thought always deceives us, when it becomes a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
Tyranny begins with the laws of grammar. - Marty Rubin
You don't analyze a kiss. You kiss. - Marty Rubin
The world is more beautiful than anything I can imagine; and so I open my eyes. - Marty Rubin
We freed ourselves from gods and kings, now we have to free ourselves from ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Tears have always been easier to shed than explain. - Marty Rubin
Fear of boredom is the most scathing self-criticism. - Marty Rubin
How old must you be before words can no longer fool you? - Marty Rubin
The law is that the law will be broken. - Marty Rubin
Why do people value most the things they haven't got? - Marty Rubin
Nature is impulsive. To be impulsive is to be fully alive. - Marty Rubin
Sex is natural, but enjoying it's an art. - Marty Rubin
Memory puts a halo around everything it thinks has vanished forever. - Marty Rubin
What makes any life beautful is the simple fact of living it. - Marty Rubin
On the blank page all things are possible. - Marty Rubin
We can't own ideas; they can only own us. - Marty Rubin
He who is busy pleasing himself has no time to judge others. - Marty Rubin
The more I write, the less I understand why. - Marty Rubin
To be saved is to believe in one's own courage. - Marty Rubin
A writer's courage: to leave a blank page blank. - Marty Rubin
A complicated idea is a confused idea. - Marty Rubin
A corpse boasted of being pain and trouble free. No one envied his lot. - Marty Rubin
If you want to write about life, you have to write about death. - Marty Rubin
Mushrooms, growing in the deep forest. What do you hope to achieve? - Marty Rubin
Good conversation is the equivalent of shared emotion. - Marty Rubin
Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone. - Marty Rubin
Thinking always deceives us when it becomes a substitute for action. - Marty Rubin
Hope is a temporary cure until a real one comes along. - Marty Rubin
Speak in your own voice about the things that matter to you. - Marty Rubin
Nature is wilder and stranger than any of the fictions our imagination can create. - Marty Rubin
Morality is what the queen expects from the hive, not from herself. - Marty Rubin
The story of the tree is written on every leaf. - Marty Rubin
Spring, the snow must go; fall, the leaves can't stay. - Marty Rubin
The people who enlighten us are the ones who tell us their secrets. - Marty Rubin
Error is the school we learn in. - Marty Rubin
Where the rich are concerned, the law goes begging. - Marty Rubin
Life-hatred is a sickness, the worst sickness of all. - Marty Rubin
Inspiration is simply doing whatever it is you want to do. - Marty Rubin
To keep a warm heart in a cold world is the real victory. - Marty Rubin
It is possible to know all the facts and still know nothing. - Marty Rubin
How long does one have to live before one can no longer be fooled by words? - Marty Rubin
You don't have to have a dream for it to come true. - Marty Rubin
The real struggle in political life is between abstract ideas and concrete realities. - Marty Rubin
When a head and a wall collide, it's never the wall that breaks. - Marty Rubin
What is deeply felt is never lost. - Marty Rubin
Love of the world is the soul of the world. - Marty Rubin
Money isn't everything, but you'll never convince money. - Marty Rubin
The great masterpiece of Dada was the idea of having fun. - Marty Rubin
Life's an old story. we all know how it ends. - Marty Rubin
The mouse that fears the trap has already been trapped. - Marty Rubin
The tallest tale you can tell is somebody's truth. - Marty Rubin
True wealth: a life rich in experience. - Marty Rubin
Out of ignorance or expediency we give all snowflakes the same name. - Marty Rubin
Trust the one with experience not the one with ideas. - Marty Rubin
There is more to writing than playing with words. - Marty Rubin
You are free to lecture someone on their bad morals, and they are free to tell you to fuck off. - Marty Rubin
A basket of ripe fruit is holier than any prayer book. - Marty Rubin
One can be a pessimist in thought but not in action. - Marty Rubin
Out of ignorance, out of confusion, arise the true words. - Marty Rubin
Imaginary diseases are the hardest to cure. - Marty Rubin
The American Dream was freedom, not prosperity. Prosperity killed the American Dream. - Marty Rubin
Beautiful untrue things are even more beautiful when they're true. - Marty Rubin
Many a petal has yet to fall before the last one falls. - Marty Rubin
The Garden of Eden still exists; there are just no people in it. - Marty Rubin
What we invent, we become - Marty Rubin
There are no sad days, only sad thoughts. - Marty Rubin
When a thing becomes indispensable it's time to give it up. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is so deceiving as knowledge. - Marty Rubin
The poet is the poem. The dreamer is the dream. - Marty Rubin
We shape our lives around words, words whose meanings are always changing. - Marty Rubin
Where ambition and achievement are overvalued, human lives will be undervalued, - Marty Rubin
The first thing that happens when you're happy is you start forgiving everyone. - Marty Rubin
Only this is faith: to continue. - Marty Rubin
When you transplant a rose, transplant the reddest one. - Marty Rubin
The little girl riding her bicycle. Never once did she wonder: "Is this worthwhile? - Marty Rubin
I'm for the revolutionaries but against the revolution. - Marty Rubin
Never hold a belief longer than you can hold your breath. - Marty Rubin
Art and science should serve humanity and not the other way around. - Marty Rubin
May all your failures be failures of love. - Marty Rubin
Everything that happens is the truth. If donkeys rained down from the sky, that would be the truth. - Marty Rubin
Every writer knows that words are the enemy. - Marty Rubin
Limbo is worse than hell. - Marty Rubin
Anyone who tries to sell some brand of wisdom or enlightenment is a charlatan. - Marty Rubin
We are lying to ourselves when we're not contradicting ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Love is as irrational as hate and just as unpredictable. - Marty Rubin
The fate of one man or woman is the fate of all men and women. - Marty Rubin
The writer's job is to free language from the prison of ideas. - Marty Rubin
After one has read everything and thought everything, one still have everything to learn. - Marty Rubin
When people are facing real hardships in their lives, they have no time to invent imaginary ones. - Marty Rubin
A cloud is more real than all my thoughts. - Marty Rubin
Sunlight streams out of the lucid mind. - Marty Rubin
If no one gives me advice I always follow it. - Marty Rubin
Build your castle of dreams but don't live in it. - Marty Rubin
One must believe in beauty in order to create it. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is a waste of time unless you think it is. - Marty Rubin
Beauty is something that changes your life, not something you understand. - Marty Rubin
Nothing is known until the heart knows it. - Marty Rubin
The loss of a possession frees us from it. - Marty Rubin
Some thoughts are too angry to sleep. They lie awake all night and become obsessions. - Marty Rubin
Young children and old ladies have inspired me more than poets and philosophers. - Marty Rubin
Love is the desire for another's happiness. - Marty Rubin
One is never wounded by the love one gives, only by the love one expects. - Marty Rubin
Experience is true, but not the lessons it teaches. - Marty Rubin
It's indifference that breaks hearts, not love. - Marty Rubin
Two kinds of writers. One treats the world as if it were fiction; the other treats fiction as if it were the world. - Marty Rubin
We learn everything from experience, and what we learn we can't share or keep. - Marty Rubin
The path of refinement is simply this: to replace thoughts and words with deeds. - Marty Rubin
A consistent outlook is inconsistent with reality. - Marty Rubin
A person can drop dead even while singing. But that's no reason to stop singing. - Marty Rubin
Lying for lying's sake is the inspiration behind all great fiction. - Marty Rubin
It is possible to stand beneath the light of a billion stars and still be in the dark. - Marty Rubin
All hate is the result of people refusing to take responsibility for their own lives. - Marty Rubin
Mammon is still the god of the world's largest and most powerful religion. - Marty Rubin
If Nero had played a better fiddle, Rome might never have burned. - Marty Rubin
A chain grows weaker with each new link. - Marty Rubin
The writer provides the text; the reader, the meaning. - Marty Rubin
Pure reasoning can lead to all sorts of absurdities. - Marty Rubin
Man is the only creature for whom being alive isn't enough. - Marty Rubin
The day you lose your sense of wonder is the day you grow old. - Marty Rubin
In the past, America had slaves. Now it has the work ethic. - Marty Rubin
Noise is democratic; silence, aritocratic - Marty Rubin
The best daydreams stay adrift and never reach any shore. - Marty Rubin
Never be obedient. - Marty Rubin
In the same way mannequins resemble people, images resemble life. - Marty Rubin
The wind and the waves will toss you about, but it'll all be worth it. - Marty Rubin
The best thing about having money is that you can use it to help someone else. - Marty Rubin
I prefer Nature's indifference to God's love. - Marty Rubin
Childhood is shorter now, but senility lasts longer. - Marty Rubin
Once you've mastered starting and stopping, the rest is easy. - Marty Rubin
When an intelligent person says a stupid thing, it is still a stupid thing. - Marty Rubin
Lies bewitch us, if we want to be bewitched. - Marty Rubin
A good story will always outlive the truth. - Marty Rubin
Everything is clear, except the words men use. - Marty Rubin
Man: an irrational being who imagines himself to be a rational one. - Marty Rubin
Actions speak louder than words is still the great truth about life. - Marty Rubin
Play your music so the earth can dance. - Marty Rubin
Hope may spring eternal in the human breast but it only flourishes through action. - Marty Rubin
Let's live! Words have fooled us long enough. - Marty Rubin
Happiness never made anyone rich or famous. That must be why ambitious people avoid it. - Marty Rubin
What one does is always worth more than words. - Marty Rubin
Whatever success or acclaim an artist might achieve, it's just a bad job if you don't enjoy it. - Marty Rubin
Since our fears are mostly imaginary denial makes good sense. - Marty Rubin
People shouldn't analyze their desires. They should just live. - Marty Rubin
Moths don't need to explain why their attracted to the light. - Marty Rubin
Apart from myths and lies, what else is there but silence? - Marty Rubin
Death is not a choice, even for the suicide. - Marty Rubin
Through the magic of art imaginary worlds become real. - Marty Rubin
Life is not tragic. The tragedy is what people do to themselves and to each other. - Marty Rubin
In spring, the snow must go; in fall, the leaves can't stay. - Marty Rubin
Expectations have no effect on the harvest. - Marty Rubin
Writers are the biggest liars, only the best. - Marty Rubin
The role of the artist today is to defend feeling against the machine. - Marty Rubin
The log on the fire: is it dreaming of the forest? - Marty Rubin
Language is a game and we're all players. - Marty Rubin
Maybe it will be a daisy, a white butterfly, a snowflake which transforms your life. - Marty Rubin
Don't tell me where the time goes; I don't want to know. - Marty Rubin
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