A life lived in chaos is an impossibility...
Nothing is hopeless, we must hope for everything.
It is the ability to choose which makes us human.
Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.
We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts.
Because you're not what I would have you be, I blind myself to who, in truth, you are.
The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.
That's the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they've been all along.
When the bright angel dominates, out comes a great work of art, a Michelangelo David or a Beethoven symphony.
With each book I write, I become more and more convinced that the books have a life of their own, quite apart from me.