Love is for fools wise enough to take a chance.
Hands untrained in the use of tools destroy what they want to build. It takes skill to use tools to achieve the result desired, whether it’s tearing down an old house or building a new one. Skepticism is a tool serving both purposes. But it must be used by a trained mind, a mind capable of disciplined thinking.
When you expect the best, you release a force in your mind that tends to bring out the best in you.
A life without love, without the presence of the beloved, is nothing but a mere magic-lantern show. We draw out slide after slide, swiftly tiring of each, and pushing it back to make haste for the next.
I do not want a plain box, I want a sarcophagus With tigery stripes, and a face on it Round as the moon, to stare up. I want to be looking at them when they come Picking among the dumb minerals, the roots. I see them already-the pale, star-distanc
Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey ‘people.’ People say different things so do instincts. Our instincts are at war…. Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest….
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
The price of freedom is responsibility, but its a bargain, because freedom is priceless.