We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.
Our truest responsibility to the irrationality of the world is to paint or sing or write, for only in such response do we find the truth.
The thing that's important to know is that you never know. You're always sort of feeling your way.
One has to grow up with good talk in order to form the habit of it.
It is terribly amusing how many different climates of feelings one can go through in one day.
Resolve to take fate by the throat and shake a living out of her.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
I believe the second half of one's life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it.
We will be victorious if we have not forgotten how to learn.
The most practical thing in the world is common sense and common humanity.
The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions.
You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life - so that if it were over tomorrow, you'd be content with yourself.
Silent Gratitude isn't very much use to anyone.
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
The worst guilt is to accept an unearned guilt.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
Laughter not only makes the journey endurable and even enjoyable, it also helps keep us healthy.... Be like a child: learn to laugh more!
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.