I'm just telling you this now so I'll remember having said it later.
There's a man on the bus with a toothbrush in his mouth, and his head's lolling around like he's about to fall asleep.
When you say she's ugly, aren't you really saying you think future generations should be absent of her genes?
In the night before, everything you might do seems like a good idea. In the morning after, everything you did seems like a bad idea. You're over the hill when the combined weight of your mornings after overpower your nights before.
"I'm really onto something! I'll be famous," he thought. Later he would find out it was called "the scientific method" and everyone had already heard of it.
You can be idealistic only so long before you just have to eat ice cream.
They say alcohol makes you do things you wouldn't otherwise. I wish it were true, as I don't want to take responsibility for what I'm going to do tonight.
There I sat, on the bluff overlooking the ocean, with a crumpled flower in my hand, trying to figure out which I regret more - the mistakes I've made, or the chances I've left untaken.
At the last moment he reached up and grabbed the siderail, swinging into the tram in one smooth motion.
Knowledge is the foundation of wisdom, but it should no more be mistaken for wisdom itself than a slab of concrete be mistaken for a house.
There he was again, looking out the bus window with his binoculars. I squinted to see what he might be looking at.
Every day I saw her there on the platform as my train went by. Even from the briefest flash, the sorrowful look on her face would haunt me for hours.