The future of civilization depends on our overcoming the meaninglessness and hopelessness that characterizes the thoughts of men today.
—Albert Schweitzer (French Theologian)
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
—Andre Dubus (American Short Story Writer)
The happy people are those who are producing something; the bored people are those who are consuming much and producing nothing.
—William Ralph Inge (English Anglican Clergyman)
Love is not a matter of what happens in life. It’s a matter of what’s happening in your heart.
—Ken Keyes, Jr. (American Motivational Speaker)
The only way to have a life is to commit to it like crazy.
—Angelina Jolie (American Actor)
You win some, you lose some, you wreck some.
—Dale Earnhardt (American Sportsperson)
I have spent my days stringing and unstringing my instrument, while the song I came to sing remains unsung.
—Rabindranath Tagore (Indian Hindu Polymath)
It’s not how old you are, it’s how you are old.
—Jules Renard (French Novelist)
Toleration is the best religion.
—Victor Hugo (French Novelist)
The entire day receives order and discipline when it acquires unity. This unity must be sought and found in morning prayer. The morning prayer determines the day.
—Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German Lutheran Pastor)