It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
- Mark Twain
The majority of people perform well in a crisis and when the spotlight is on them; it's on the Sunday afternoons of this life, when nobody is looking, that the spirit falters.
- Alan Bennett
It is only necessary to make war with five things; with the maladies of the body, the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city and the discords of families.
There is nothing like the razor sharp tongue of a good friend to cut through the lies we tell ourselves.
- Laura Moncur