There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well.
- Nicholas Sparks
Life becomes a festival when gaiety and culture blend.
Don’t complain too loud about wrongs done to you; you may give ideas to your less imaginative enemies.
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
To prevent illness in later life, you should never have been born at all.
- George Bernard Shaw
You were placed on this earth to create, not to compete.
- Robert Anthony
The heart is an organ of fire.
- Michael Ondaatje
The scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.
- John Flavel
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
- Henry David Thoreau
When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death - ourselves.
- Eda LeShan
Pain and joy are like light and darkness; they are two sides of the same medal. They are interdependent and inseparably connected to each other.
- Trinley Thaye Dorje