"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 senseless hope that just this time we will be spared its cold hand on our heart."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Jonathan Carroll on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Jonathan Carroll on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Jonathan Carroll on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Jonathan Carroll on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Jonathan Carroll on Dalai Lama
"For an adult, eating alone at McDonald's is admitting a kind of defeat."
"In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic."
"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."
"Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands. That's probably why they get along so well."