"It is a fine thing to establish one’s own religion in one’s heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing."
"The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently."
"I realize, for the first time, how very lonely I’ve been, and how comforting the presence of another human being can be."
"This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play."