"Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Thornton Wilder on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Thornton Wilder on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Thornton Wilder on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Thornton Wilder on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Thornton Wilder on Dalai Lama
"The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose."
"But there comes a moment in everybody's life when he must decide whether he'll live among the human beings or not - a fool among fools or a fool alone."
"It is very necessary to have markers of beauty left in a world seemingly bent on making the most evil ugliness."
"The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much."
"We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind."