Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret of a good old age is simply an honorable pact with solitude.
— Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.
— Maria Robinson
What happens to you does not matter: what you become through those experiences is all that is significant. This is the true meaning of life.
— [Paraphrased from Buddhist philosophy]