The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own --even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
— Katherine Anne Porter

Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity depends upon our remembering. But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being, our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.
Joyce Appleby wellbeing quote

The biggest threat to our well-being is the absence of moral clarity and purpose.
— Rick Shuman

Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.
— John Updike

No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
— Theodore Roosevelt