All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Live to the point of tears.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.