"I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."J. D. Salinger on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"J. D. Salinger on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."J. D. Salinger on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."J. D. Salinger on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."J. D. Salinger on Ronald Reagan
"It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to."
"I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect."
"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."