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
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books.
We are forged by the fires of our experience, the darkness of our time, and our unwavering commitment to kindness.
Claudia Hall Christian
Don’t be fooled by your emptiness. There’s so much more room for happiness
What worries you masters you.
There’s only one rule that I know of, babies —God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.
There’s only one thing I know about the American people, it’s this: When it has mattered most, they have never let this nation down.
We live in the condensation of our imagination.