There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning.
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet confinement of your aloneness to learn that anything or anyone that does not bring you alive is too small for you.