"I've had to come to grips with a God that fits my own experience, which is, my God could not be offering protection and not have protected my boy."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Elizabeth Edwards on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Elizabeth Edwards on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Elizabeth Edwards on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Elizabeth Edwards on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Elizabeth Edwards on Mark Twain
"You have to have enough respect for other human beings to leave their lives alone. If you admire that life, build it for yourself. Don't just try to come in and take somebody else's life."
"A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live."
"Maybe we all change over time."
"I can't turn on the television without seeing me, or open the newspaper without seeing me and, honestly, I'm sick to death of me."
"You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined."