However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.
I will hold myself to a standard of grace, not perfection.
Nothing haunts us like the things we don’t say.
“Fundamental happiness depends more than anything else upon what may be called a friendly interest in persons and things.”
It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man’s oration — nay, it is a very easy matter — but to produce a better in its place is a work extremely troublesome.
biographer and essayist
“Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about un-becoming everything that isn’t really you… so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.”