• "A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked."
  • "Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions."
  • "If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it."
  • "If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way."
  • "The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself."
  • "And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
  • "I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern."
  • "I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing."
  • "Good things happen to those who hustle."
  • "Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it."