Happiness is what matters, feeling alive-not art or knowledge or money.
Once you’ve mastered starting and stopping, the rest is easy.
To know your soul is your own, that’s what counts.
There is music you never hear unless you play it yourself.
I have found much in people to love but nothing to envy.
To be ignorant as God is ignorant, knowing only what is real.
A broken mirror means good luck if you want it to.
It is hard to say anything as true as saying nothing.
Even the oldest trees aren’t ashamed to stand naked.
We have to eat to live, and that’s our timeless tale of tragedy.
One should love oneself enough not to love oneself too much.
When you split a pie up evenly, everyone gets the worst piece.
A fool who cursed the sun was surprised to see it still shining.
Maturity is the moment one regains one’s innocence.
Writing is talking to yourself-with the hope of being overheard.
Drug-pushers, God-pushers, sex-pushers, art-pushers-all kinds of pushers.
More choices doesn’t necessarily mean more freedom.
Lovers jump into bed without thinking. It’s the only way it can be done.
The only acceptable alternative to silence is to speak from the heart
A pessimist is someone who has forgotten the joy of beginning.
If my hand on yours trembles it’s because bodies never lie.
Love does not depend on understanding; understanding depends on love.
One step actually taken achieves more than a lifetime of planning.
Remember: things only have the meaning and importance you give them.
How often have our own tears blinded us to the tears of others.
No one can give you the answer because there is no answer.
The slope contains many wonders not found at the summit.
It takes a long time to learn how to do something simple.
The scientist seeks laws; the historian, causes; the artist, freedom.
The task of the artist today is to defend feeling against the machine.