Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Meditation is to get insight, to get understanding and compassion, and when you have them, you are compelled to act.
If you have the chance to be exposed to a loving, understanding environment where the seed of compassion, loving kindness, can be watered every day, then you become a more loving person.
He told us he was going to take crime out of the streets. He did. He took it into the damn White House.
Only silence perfects silence.
You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment.
Ultimately Warhol’s private moral reference was to the supreme kitsch of the Catholic church.
The studio is meant to be always a place where, first of all, they can be out of spotlight, and second, where they could work with a peer group on parts that they might not have played otherwise.
The poet exposes himself to the risk. All that has been said about poetry, all that he has learned about poetry, is only a partial assurance.
America I’m putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.