Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction both are transformed.
The word "happiness" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.