I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
Perfect love, we know, casteth out fear. But so do several other things– ignorance, alcohol, passion, presumption and stupidity.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort; it’s not the sort of comfort they supply there.
How great the illusion that beauty is goodness
A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down… If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book, nothing can help him.
–Edna St. Vincent Millay
It’s not that I believe in miracles – I depend on them.
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried.