Jitterbug Perfume Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Jitterbug Perfume
  1. #1
    “The universe does not have laws. It has habits. And habits can be broken.”
  2. #2
    “Our individuality is all, all, that we have.”
  3. #3
    “She needed help, but God was in a meeting whenever she rang.”
  4. #4
    “The gods do not limit men. Men limit men.”
  5. #5
    “When you’re unhappy, you get to pay a lot of attention to yourself. And you get to take yourself oh so very seriously. Your truly happy people, which is to say, your people who truly like themselves, they don’t think about themselves very much.”
  6. #6
    “To eliminate the agitation and disappointment of desire, we need but awaken to the fact that we have everything we want and need right now.”
  1. #7
    “Teachers who offer you the ultimate answers do not possess the ultimate answers, for if they did, they would know that the ultimate answers cannot be given, they can only be received.”
  2. #8
    “I cannot believe that the most delicious things were placed here merely to test us, to tempt us, to make it the more difficult for us to capture the grand prize.”
  3. #9
    “Perhaps the most terrible (or wonderful) thing that can happen to an imaginative youth, aside from the curse (or blessing) of imagination itself, is to be exposed without preparation to the life outside his or her own sphere.”
  4. #10
    “By identifying with our desires and taking them too seriously, we not only increase our susceptibility to disappointment, we actually create a climate inhospitable to the free and easy fulfillment of those desires.”
  5. #11
    “Birth and death were easy. It was life that was hard.”
  6. #12
    “Well, there’s one thing to be said for money. It can make you rich.”
  1. #13
    “Your unhappy person resents it when you try to cheer him up, because that means he has to stop dwellin’ on himself and start payin’ attention to the universe. Unhappiness is the ultimate form o’ self-indulgence.”
  2. #14
    “Politics is for people who have a passion for changing life but lack a passion for living it.”
  3. #15
    “A sense of humor... is superior to any religion so far devised.”
  4. #16
    “I don’t want salvation, I want life, all of life, the miserable as well as the superb.”
  5. #17
    “You don’t have to be a genius to recognize one. If you did, Einstein would never have gotten invited to the White House.”
  6. #18
    “It is to erase the fixed smiles of sleeping couples that Satan trained roosters to crow at five in the morning.”
  7. #19
    “The Middle Ages hangs over history’s belt like a beer belly. It is too late now for aerobic dancing or cottage cheese lunches to reduce the Middle Ages. History will have to wear size 48 shorts forever.”
  8. #20
    “When we accept small wonders, we qualify ourselves to imagine great wonders.”
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