"The wound is the place where the Light enters you."
"The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well."
"This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you."
"If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character…Would you slow down? Or speed up?"
"The most painful sadness is the quiet one."
"I never realized what
a big deal that was.
How amazing it is to
find someone who
wants to hear about
all the things that go
on in your head."
"You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose."
"How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this, I need someone to pour myself into."
"All the hardest, coldest people you meet were once as soft as water. And that’s the tragedy of living."