To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
I have learned by some experience, by many examples, and by the writings of countless others before me, also occupied in the search, that certain environments, certain modes of life, certain rules of conduct are more conducive to inner and outer harmony than others
The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.
Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.
The only real security in a relationship lies neither in looking back in nostalgia, nor forward in dread or anticipation, but living in the present relationship and accepting it as it is now.
For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one.
Duration is not a test of truth or falsehood.