Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.
The cold is a good counselor, but it is cold.
Happiness is beneficial for the body but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.
Disastrous beauty shone out — a halo of spirit — wild and brazen and dainty. She has felt it in her heart, I promise ye.
Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.
It is always in the midst, in the epicenter, of your troubles that you find serenity.
No man ought to lay a cross upon himself, or to adopt tribulation, as is done in popedom; but if a cross or tribulation come upon him, then let him suffer it patiently, and know that it is good and profitable for him.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
When suffering comes, we yearn for some sign from God, forgetting we have just had one.
We must try not to sink beneath our anguish… but battle on.