"One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of the changes which you constantly suffer."
Franz Kafka

"What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it. Dull to the contemporary who reads it and invaluable to the student, centuries afterwards, who treasures it"
Walter Scott

"I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train."
Oscar Wilde

"In Hollywood now when people die they don't say, 'Did he leave a will?' but 'Did he leave a diary?'"
Liza Minnelli