I don't want to be a passenger in my own life.
On Extended Wings (1985)
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to live the width of it as well.Diane AckermanAs quoted in Meditations for Women Who Do Too (1991) by Anne Wilson Schaef
Human beings are sloshing sacks of chemicals on the move.Diane AckermanAn Alchemy of Mind : The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain (2004) ISBN 0743246721
There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.Diane AckermanSometimes attributed to Ackerman this actually originates with Nicolas Chamfort, as quoted in The Cynic's Breviary : Maxims and Anecdotes from Nicolas de Chamfort (1902) as translated by William G. Hutchison, p. 37
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