The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.
When the bright angel dominates, out comes a great work of art, a Michelangelo David or a Beethoven symphony.
In the evening of life we shall be judged on love, and not one of us is going to come off very well, and were it not for my absolute faith in the loving forgiveness of my Lord I could not call on him to come.
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.