Remain true to yourself, but move ever upward toward greater consciousness and greater love! At the summit you will find yourselves united with all those who, from every direction, have made the same ascent. For everything that rises must converge.
Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.
Do not forget that the value and interest of life is not so much to do conspicuous things, as to do ordinary things with the perception of their enormous value.
In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it has happened.
It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway.
Special Bonus Quote:
God is not remote from us. He is at the point of my pen. The tip of my shovel, my paint brush, my sewing needle -- and my heart and thoughts.
When I was arrested I had enough drugs on me for the charges to automatically be filed under those they use against dealers. It was something like "possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute." But I assured anyone who would listen, from the arresting officers to the judge, that there had been absolutely no intent to distribute -- I hated sharing! Those drugs were all for me.