I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino
"You come to see that suffering is required; and you no more want to avoid it than you want to avoid putting your next foot on the ground when you are walking. In the spiritual path, joy and suffering follow one another like two feet, and you come to a point of not minding which "foot" is on the ground. You realize, on the contrary, that is extremely uncomfortable hopping all the time on the joy foot."
— John G. Bennett, British mathematician, scientist, born June 8, 1897