For psychological purposes the most important differences in conation are those in virtue of which the object is revealed as sensed or perceived or imaged or remembered or thought.
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.
Often I look back and see that I had been many kinds of a fool-and that I had been happy in being this or that kind of fool.
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand.
We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born.