The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
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I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
I don't have any romantic ideas about marriage. Trust me. A white dress... ? No. It's not something for me.
Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise.
Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
There's really no such thing as the agony of dying. I'm quite sure that pain is shut off at the moment of death. You see, something happens when the body knows it's about to go. Peptide hormones are released by cells in the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. Endorphins. They attach themselves to the cells responsible for feeling pain.
The more perfect the artist, the more completely separate in him will be the man who suffers and the mind which creates.
The Republicans need to work on registration and getting out their vote and their early voters and absentees. Grassroots stuff.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
As an American, you have a right to good health care that is effective, accessible, and affordable, that serves you from infancy through old age, that allows you to go to practitioners and facilities of your choosing, and that offers a broad range of therapeutic options.
Ful wys is he that can himselven knowe (Very wise is he that can know himself.)
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.