Never say ‘no’ to adventures. Always say ‘yes,’ otherwise you’ll lead a very dull life.
I’ve been homesick for countries I’ve never been, and longed to be where I couldn’t be.
Life, for people, begins to crumble on the edges; they don’t realize it.
There’s something to be said about a slightly plump person—you have just enough of too much.
The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even—if you will—eccentricity.
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
All my days I have longed equally to travel the right road and to take my own errant path.
What are you going to do? Everything, is my guess. It will be a little messy, but embrace the mess. It will be complicated, but rejoice in the complications.