I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.