|Filed Under:||Humor / odd|
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|Archived Since:||July 13, 2011|
"It is so hard to know anything. So impossible to trust oneself. Even to know what there is to trust."
"Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend upon affection, reading, knowledge, skill..."
A warm and wonderful ode to the universe for the modern urban astronomer.
"To make use... of the sufferings that chance inflicts upon us is better than inflicting discipline upon oneself."
"It is impossible to find an answer which someday will not be found to be wrong."
"It’s about time we stop mistaking self-knowledge for self-absorption -- and realize that nobody has a monopoly on selfishness."
How an extraordinary woman transformed bullying into beautiful music and came to lift the spirits of millions.
"Longing, and mystery, and delight..."
"You write to please yourself. You write for the joy of writing. And then your public reads you and it begins to gather around."
"Is there anything we know more intimately than the fleetingness of time, the transience of each and every moment?"
"It demands... a vast amount of passion and some courage to attack the forces which menace everybody’s life."
"I believe that there is a love that moves the sun and the other stars."
"In Antarctica, everything is stripped down... It is only who you are and what you do that counts."
"I need the enchantment of creative work to help me forget life's mean pettinesses."
"Should is how other people want us to live our lives... Choosing Must is the greatest thing we can do with our lives."
A courageous quest for nuance that liberates the different experiences of partnerships we have in the modern world.
"An hour, once it lodges in the queer element of the human spirit, may be stretched to fifty or a hundred times its clock length."
"When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings."
"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth."
"You are mostly not you... We are not individuals; we are ecosystems."