What makes loneliness an anguish is not that I have no one to share my burden, but this: I have only my own burden to bear. Dag Hammarskjold
The homeless intellectualism of an unhappy age often uses the term “bigot” for anybody who is sure that he is right and other people are wrong. GK Chesterton
Unlike human history, which always seems to turn out bad just when it begins to look good, God’s salvation history is at its best when things look worst. Samuel Moffat
“The statesman who should attempt to direct private people in what manner they ought to employ their capitals, would not only load himself with a most unnecessary attention, but assume an authority which could safely be trusted to no council and senate whatever, and which would nowhere be so dangerous as in the hands of a man who had folly and presumption enough to fancy himself [or herself] fit to exercise it.”
Cherish pity, lest you drive an angel from your door. William Blake
The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. Robert Heinlein
Be like a postage stamp; stick to one thing until you get there.