"I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."J. D. Salinger on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."J. D. Salinger on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."J. D. Salinger on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."J. D. Salinger on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."J. D. Salinger on Lawrence Welk
"I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody."
"It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to."
"I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy."
"I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are."
"Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell."