I once had a thousand desires. But in my one desire to know you, all else melted away.
It’s in our biology to trust what we see with our eyes. This makes living in a carefully edited, overproduced and photoshopped world very dangerous.
Sorrow and suffering cut deep grooves in the soul, and these are for joy to fill. Without these grooves – those pits and scars of the pain of existence – joy just slips right off a person like melting butter on a tipped skillet.
The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.
The minute I heard my first love story,
I started looking for you, not knowing
how blind that was.
Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere,
they’re in each other all along.
The deepest friendship often comes from a chance encounter,
An atheist is just somebody who feels about Yahweh the way any decent Christian feels about Thor or Baal or the golden calf. We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Love is like Pi: natural, irrational, and very important.