Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The Answer to the ultimate question of Life, The Universe and Everything is…42! (“The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”)
Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary — it’s an act of infinite optimism.
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.
There are two tests in life, more important than any other test. On Monday morning, when you wake up, do you feel in the pit of your stomach you can’t wait to go to work? And when you’re ready to go home Friday afternoon, do you say, “I can’t wait to go home?”
I always think it is the simple things in life that bring us the most joy: Playing together, chatting to your friends at school, eating meals together, and listening to each other’s stories.
I suppose as you get older and you know you’ve had more dinners than you’ve got left, you realise that you can’t afford to waste the good things or the good times. Life is too short.
If I sit around and think about things, it’ll be hard times. It’ll be me suffering. I don’t want to suffer. I want to be engaged in life.
I do not say that intercommunication between the living and the dead is impossible.