Love is sacred.
When you’re dying, even your unhappiest memories can induce a sort of fondness, as if delight is not confined to the good times, but is woven through your days like a skein of gold thread.
With a strong spirit, you will survive any situation.
Seek awaken in the inner spirit.
It isn’t the big troubles in life that require character. Anybody can rise to a crisis and face a crushing tragedy with courage, but to meet the petty hazards of the day with a laugh-I really think that requires spirit!
Everything has a spirit and it’s all connected. If you think about that, if you live your life by it, then you’re less likely to cause any hurt. It’s like how our bodies go back into the ground when we die, so that connects us to the earth. If you dump trash, you’re dumping it on your and my ancestors. Or to bring it down to its simplest level: treat everything and everybody the way you want to be treated, because when you hurt someone, you’re only hurting yourself.
A memorable heart is the easiest way to immortality.
If she wanted you, her eyes would buy you out – and you won’t even know it. She
was three parts devil, and two parts human; and what remained – unchained
In the museums we used to visit on family vacations when I was a kid, I used to love those rooms which displayed collections of minerals in a kind of closet or chamber which would, at the push of a button, darken. Then ultraviolet lights would begin to glow and the minerals would seem to come alive, new colors, new possibilities, and architectures revealed. Plain stones became fantastic, “futuristic…
Fear cannot capture us, criticism cannot harm us, and pride cannot make us fall.