Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
We think too much and feel too little.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Pain don't hurt.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
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?
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.