Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
"It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it."
— Peter Buffett
What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life — to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
If you could see yourself, just for a day, you'd see how everyone else sees you. And my God, you are beautiful.
The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been, and until the end of the world, there will not be, another child like him.
Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in our hearts.