Self-knowledge is no guarantee of happiness, but it is on the side of happiness and can supply the courage to fight for it.
To be oneself, simply oneself, is so amazing and utterly unique an experience that it’s hard to convince oneself so singular a thing happens to everybody in the world, and is amenable to statistics.
In itself, female homosexuality is just as restricting as heterosexuality. The ideal thing would be to be able a love a woman just as well as a man, a human being pure and simple, without fear, without pressure, without obligations.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth; and truth rewarded me.