“Three chords and the truth – that’s what a country song is.”

Willie Nelson

“Does what’s happened keep you from acting with justice, generosity, self-control, sanity, prudence, honesty, humility, straightforwardness, and all other qualities that allow a person’s nature to fulfill itself? So remember this principle when something threatens to cause you pain: the thing itself was no misfortune at all; to it and is great good fortune.”


“The average man has a carefully cultivated about household matters – from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer’s telephone number – a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him.”

Crystal Eastman

“You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind.”

Pope Paul VI

“But I work harder now because I have so much more exposure. And actually the harder you work as a writer.”