Life is easier than you’d think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable, and bear the intolerable.
Kathleen Norris Quotes
In any free society, the conflict between social conformity and individual liberty is permanent, unresolvable, and necessary.
None of us knows what the next change is going to be, what unexpected opportunity is just around the corner, waiting a few months or a few years to change all the tenor of our lives.
Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made.