To be extremely happy but extremely intelligent is a task of being optimistic without being cheesy.
My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.
Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions.
I didn’t fully realize it at the time, but the goal of my life was profoundly molded by this experience- to help produce, in the next generation, more Mother Teresas and less Hitlers.