We know what we are but not what we may be.
The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
What you don’t know is that the world isn’t pausing for you. It just goes on. You don’t own anything, it all belongs to time.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Jesus. He thought. This woman. This fiercely brave, and totally fucked-up, perfectly wonderful woman.
The travail of freedom and justice is not easy, but nothing serious and important in life is easy. The history of humanity has been a continuing struggle against temptation and tyranny – and very little worthwhile has ever been achieved without pain.
I feel a very unusual sensation – if it is not indigestion, it must be gratitude.
I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories, from a sense of insupportable loneliness and a dread of some strange impending doom.
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.