The child’s mind is not the type of mind we adults possess. If we call our type of mind the conscious type, that of the child is an unconscious mind. Now an unconscious mind does not mean an inferior mind. An unconscious mind can be full of intelligence. One will find this type of intelligence in every being, and every insect has it.
Sun-worship and pure forms of nature-worship were, in their day, noble religions, highly allegorical but full of profound truth and knowledge.
Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you’ll hardly have time to think about food.
The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
I think that water is immediately interesting. It’s just, as an element, it is full of life. It is associated with origin; it is bright – it reflects you.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I grew up reading 19th-century novels and late Victorian children’s books, so I try for a good story full of coincidence and error, landscape and weather. However, the world was radically changed during my lifetime, and I tell of that battering as best I can.
When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.
Silver and ermine and red faces full of port wine.
The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.