“It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
are troubled with troubles almost every minute.
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot,
for the places and people you're lucky you're not.”
“Truly, I'm not joking when I thank my lucky stars for the awful operation I had, since it has made me young again and philosophical which means that I don't want to fritter away the new lease on life I've been given.”
“Now that I think back, I was lucky to be 12 when I found out I had diabetes. I hear about babies 6 months old having it and I think to myself, 'What are they going to do? How are they going to handle it?' I was old enough to manage it in those days.”