Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love.
A pure soul is like pure water, and pure water has no shade and no color. It only reflects what it stands next to. It’s dirt, wind, and salt that give it character.
Quiet people have the loudest minds.
We go to a book as Narcissus went to the fountain, see ourselves therein, and are enamored.
A small occasion demands a little emotion, just as a large emotion demands a great one. I would like my emotions to be appropriate. This may be measuring them like potatoes, but it is better than slopping them about like water from a pail.