“A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.”

“Age considers; youth ventures.”

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

“Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.”

“Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.”

“Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.”

“Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.”

“Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.”

“Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.”

“I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door – or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.”

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”

“If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out.”

“Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.”

“The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.”

“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”

“Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.”

“We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.”

“We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.”

“We live in the world when we love it.”

“What is Art? It is the response of man’s creative soul to the call of the Real.”

“When I stand before thee at the day’s end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.”

“Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God’s dust is greater than your idol.”