The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.