I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.
I had found a kind of serenity, a new maturity... I didn't feel better or stronger than anyone else but it seemed no longer important whether everyone loved me or not more important now was for me to love them. Feeling that way turns your whole life around living becomes the act of giving.
In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
Beauty was darkness till she came. Then paint her eyes, whose active light Shall make the former shadows bright, And with their every beam supply New day, to draw her picture by.
I really do believe I can accomplish a great deal with a big grin, I know some people find that disconcerting, but that doesn't matter.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
Art is the signature of civilizations.
A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light.
Attachment to spiritual things is.. just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.
A happy woman is one who has no cares at all; a cheerful woman is one who has cares but doesn't let them get her down.
There is a growing strength in women but it's in the forehead, not the forearm
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
There are no short cuts to anywhere worth going.
My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. [James 1:19-20]