"No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Martha Beck on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Martha Beck on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Martha Beck on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Martha Beck on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Martha Beck on Winston Churchill
"We virtually never feel our age, but thinking that we should can lead to disaster."
"Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind."
"No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life's slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone."
"Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation."
"Anger elicits anger, fear elicits fear, no matter how well meaning we may be."