Jonathan Carroll Quotes

34 Jonathan Carroll quotes:

"One of the saddest realities is that we never know when our lives are at their peak. Only after it is over and we have some kind of perspective do we realize how good we had it a day, a month, five years ago."
"People are always waiting to be discovered."
"People who truly love us can be divided into two categories: those who understand us, and those who forgive us our worst sins. Rarely do you find someone capable of both."
"Salzburg... is a mountain town with a rushing river running right through the center, everything in the rain various shades of green and brown."
"The Viennese wash everything. Where else in the world does the government hire public servants to wash public telephone booths and the glass over traffic lights? Every time I see someone doing these things, I smile like a child."
"The Wilmington, Delaware, television station that bills itself as The Family Minded Station is Channel 69."
"There's almost always a point in a book where something happens that triggers the rest of the plot."
"Very often I'll find out at the end of a book what I put in at the beginning. A sort of process of elimination and discovery in one."
"When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified-only our student numbers appeared on the title page. I love that idea and still do."
"Why do people always gesture with their hands when they talk on the phone?"
"You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip."
"Do you know the German phrase, 'You can steal horses with him'? It means a person you can both make love with all night, passionately, then wake up the next morning and be completely silly."
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: Horses Quotes
"It took me less than half a lifetime to realize that regret is one of the few guaranteed certainties. Sooner or later everything is touched by it, despite our naive and sensless hope that just this time we will be spared its cold hand on our heart"
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: Regret Quotes
"That's something that has not always been my strength. I used to get the ball and hold it until the point guard would come over. Now I have to look up the floor and get the fast break going. It's a definitely change that came through a lot of practice. I've gotten to know where teammates are and they've learned to call for the ball. It's definitely a teamwork type of the thing. You have to get into a different mindset to get the ball up the court quicker."
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: Strength Quotes

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