"I reflect now that the earth is only a pebble flicked off accidentally from the face of the sun and that there is no life anywhere in the abysses of space."
"You can be pleased with nothing when you are not pleased with yourself."
"When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending."
"And we ourselves, what do we oppose, with this random flicker of light in us that we call brain and feeling, how can we do battle against this flood; what has permanence? Our lives too stream away, down the unlighted avenues, past the strip of time, unidentified."
"In bed my real love has always been the sleep that rescued me by allowing me to dream."
"When your feet get wet, you don’t leave the water, you cuff your pants."