Etty Hillesum Quotes and Quotations
The externals are simply so many props; everything we need is within us.
Sometimes I try my hand at turning out small profundities and uncertain short stories, but I always end up with just one single word: God.
That fear of missing out on things makes you miss out on everything.
We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.
Our desire must be like a slow and stately ship, sailing across endless oceans, never in search of safe anchorage. Then suddenly, unexpectedly, it will find mooring for a moment.
Suffering has always been with us, does it really matter in what form it comes? All that matters is how we bear it and how we fit it into our lives.