"Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Wallace Stegner on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Wallace Stegner on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Wallace Stegner on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Wallace Stegner on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Wallace Stegner on Michael Jordan
"A teacher enlarges people in all sorts of ways besides just his subject matter."