"America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Anne Morrow Lindbergh on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Anne Morrow Lindbergh on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Anne Morrow Lindbergh on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Anne Morrow Lindbergh on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Anne Morrow Lindbergh on William Shakespeare
"I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable."
"Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way."
"I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes below us, still holding the last light."
"Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found."
"Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after."