With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
Every problem has two handles. You can grab it by the handle of fear or the handle of hope.
Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.
Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything.
And apologies, once postponed, become harder and harder to make, and finally impossible.
Now you are beginning to think for yourself instead of letting others think for you. That’s the beginning of wisdom.
That is the one unforgivable sin in any society. Be different and be damned!
Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
Longing hearts could only stand so much longing.
Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.