It may be added, to prevent misunderstanding, that when I speak of contemplated objects in this last phrase as objects of contemplation, the act of contemplation itself is of course an enjoyment.
Category Archive: January 6
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
I fell in love, not deep, but I fell several times and then fell out.
You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.
But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything.
I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.