Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.
Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God.
The physicians of one class feel the patients and go away, merely prescribing medicine. As they leave the room they simply ask the patient to take the medicine. They are the poorest class of physicians.
I had lived all of my youthful dreams, but I couldn’t think of many adult ones. I finally realized that we don’t have many dreams for adults because, historically, people have always died much younger than they do today.
Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values.
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.
No one who has lived even for a fleeting moment for something other than life in its conventional sense and has experienced the exaltation that this feeling produces can then renounce his new freedom so easily.
There is nothing with which it is so dangerous to take liberties as liberty itself.
But, on the other hand, I get bored with racism too and recognize that there are still many things to be said about a Black person and a White person loving each other in a racist society.
I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.