Whenever he saw the sea, or a fire, he fell silent, impressed by their elemental force.
The Lord often has his prophets climb mountains to converse with Him. I always wondered why He did that, and now I know the answer: when we are on high, we can see everything else as small. Our glory and sadness lose their importance. Whatever we conquered or lost remains there below. From the heigh
I hate to be smart.
A best friend is someone with whom you can sit on the porch, without a word, and then walk away with the feeling that it was the best conversation that ever had in your life. I would like to see next to me was the man in whose presence my heart beat would be evenly and uniformly, the man next to who
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Love fills everything. It cannot be desired because it is an end in itself. It cannot betray because it has nothing to do with possession. It cannot be held prisoner because it is a river and will overflow its banks. Anyone who tries to imprison love will cut off the spring that feeds it, and the tr
If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself.
You are the light of the world. Shine, and darkness will disappear.
There is a huge difference between danger and fear.
The only thing that relaxes me is archery. That's why I have to have apartments with gardens.
In the long run what people think about shepherds and bakers becomes more important for them than their own destinies.
Despising anything that was easy to achieve because if no sacrifice was involved, it obviously isn't worth having.
Why is patience so important?" "Because it makes us pay attention.
The spiritual path can only be traveled through the daily experience of love.
I don't know what to do. I only know that it's taken me years to understand that life was pushing me in a direction I didn't want to go in.
I think that perhaps we always fall in love the very first instant we see the man of our dreams, even though, at the time, reason may be telling us otherwise, and we may fight against that instinct, hoping against hope that we won't win, until there comes a point when we allow ourselves to be vanqui
I'm modern because I make the difficult seem easy, and so I can communicate with the whole world.
No man is an island. To fight the good fight we need help.
Fairy tales had been her first experience of the magical universe, and more than once she had wondered why people ended up distancing themselves from that world, knowing the immense joy that childhood had brought to their lives.
Angels are visible to those who accept the light and break the pact made with darkness.
When you know that language, it's easy to believe that someone in the world awaits you, whether it's in the middle of the desert or in some great city... without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning.
A rose dreams of enjoying the company of bees, but none appears. The sun asks: â€œArenâ€™t you tired of waiting?â€ â€œYes,â€ answers the rose, â€œbut if I close my petals, I will wither and die.
Avoiding depression with large daily doses of television.
Every human being should know two languages: the language of society and the language of signs. One serves to communicate with other people, the other serves to understand God's messages.
Life is made of our attitudes. And there are certain things that the gods oblige us to live through. Their reason for this does not matter, and there is no action we can take to make them pass us by.
She would consider each day a miracle - which indeed it is, when you consider the number of unexpected things that could happen in each second of our fragile existences.
music isn't just something that comforts or distracts us, it goes beyond that - it's an ideology. you can judge people by the kind of music they listen to.
You have two types of writers: one like Proust who was locked in his room and wrote the masterpiece. And the other type was Hemingway who celebrated life and also wrote a masterpiece.
Difficulty" is the name of an ancient tool that was created purely to help us define who we are.
The power of storytelling is exactly this: to bridge the gaps where everything else has crumbled.