Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
I think there is no suffering greater than what is caused by the doubts of those who want to believe.
If you don’t hunt it down and kill it, it will hunt you down and kill you.
People without hope not only don’t write novels, but what is more to the point, they don’t read them.
All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful.
I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.
The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.
Only if we are secure in our beliefs can we see the comical side of the universe.
You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you odd.
Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.