Is the rain fallin' from the sky, keepin' you from singin? Does that tear fallin' from your eye, 'cause the wind is stingin'? Don't you fred now, child, don't you worry? The rain's to help you grow, so don't try to hurry the storm along. The hard times make you strong
Sometimes there are things in our life that aren't meant to stay. Sometimes change may not be what we want. Sometimes change is what we really need. And sometimes saying goodbye is the hardest thing you think you'll ever have to do, but sometimes it's saying "hello again" that breaks you down and makes you the most vulnerable person you'll ever know. Sometimes change is too much to bear, but most of the time change is the only thing saving your life.
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
The longer you have to wait for something, the more you will appreciate it when it finally arrives. The harder you have to fight for something, the more priceless it will become once you achieve it. And the more pain you have to endure on your journey, the sweeter the arrival at your destination. All good things are worth waiting for and worth fighting for.
(...) Wie immer fühle ich aber auch eine endlose Traurigkeit, die meine Seele beschleicht, ein unbeschreibliches Verlangen nach etwas, das ich nicht in Worte fassen kann, Wehmut über ein Woanders, das ich nicht benennen kann (...)
Wonderful! They called me "Wonderful". So I said "Wonderful" - if you insist I will be "Wonderful". And they said "Wonderful". Believe me, it's hard to resist 'Cause it feels wonderful. They think I'm wonderful.