If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are.
Take chances, make mistakes, get messy.
Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you. Exploration is experiencing what you have not experienced before. How can there be any adventure, any exploration, if you let somebody else – above all, a travel bureau – arrange everything before-hand?
He is terribly afraid of dying because he hasn’t yet lived.