We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something outside ourselves.
Ethel Perry Andrus
You are more likely to act yourself into feelings, than feel yourself into action.
Dr Jerome Brunner
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The struggle is to synchronize the potential being with the actual being, to make a fruitful liaison between the man of yesterday and the man of tomorrow.
Dreams have only the pigmentation of fact.
The stellar universe is not so difficult of comprehension as the real actions of other people.
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
The prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off.
A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.
One evening I sat Beauty on my knees --And I found her bitter --And I reviled her.
The poets were not alone in sanctioning myths, for long before the poets the states and the lawmakers had sanctioned them as a useful expedient. They needed to control the people by superstitious fears, and these cannot be aroused without myths and marvels.
She wanted something to happen - something, anything she did not know what.
We do not die because we have to die; we die because one day, and not so long ago, our consciousness was forced to deem it necessary.
No two persons ever read the same book.
Never pass up a chance to have sex or appear on television.
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.