“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” –Elizabeth Kubler Ros
This is not just another quote. Read it again. I’d explain but I feel that I’m going to have to leave it as it is, because it’s so frightfully true.