My father instilled in me that if you don't see things happening the way you want them to, you get out there and make them happen.
The habits that took years to build, do not take a day to change.
What's natural and right is to go with the energy of how it all has to work together. What's natural and right is interconnectedness, not individualism. What is natural and right is respect for the system, not killing the system. What's natural and right is love.
Hard work - I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn't fly. It's all in the practice. It does take work and it ain't easy - but man, the rewards!
Everything, everything, everything! I want to know everything. I want the privilege of being a crone.
The more you achieve, the more interest it should spark to go further, because there's so much - and I don't mean monetarily and I don't mean in society. This whole experience of living is so rich!
The more people I meet, the farther out of my own little world I go, the more I see that we are all alike. And there isn't one of us who can afford to pick up the rock in the glass house.
Food = joy ... guilt ... anger ... pain ... nurturing ... friendship ... hatred ... the way you look and feel.... Food = everything you can imagine.
Isn't it interesting how men 'leave' their families, but women 'abandon' their children?
I had to dance topless for two years to make cash to pay my bills and save some money. But it was very enlightening, by the way. I'm talking about light from the gutter.
There's a couple of universal principles in life. One is, don't ever open a restaurant. One out of every two fails.
You can be fat and love yourself. You can be fat and have a great damn personality. You can be fat and sew your own clothes. But you can't be fat and healthy.
I've been fit and I've been fat, and fit is better.
There isn't a theologian in the world who can argue with me on this. God has no gender. If that's the case, then everything needs to be rewritten now, right now.
There isn't a religion on earth that isn't damaging to the human race because every one of them is patriarchal and every one eliminates more than half of the human race - women. They are all oppressors of women.
Very few people are original. There's very little original anything out there. Because to be original means you have to stand alone.
I don't value authority. I don't value the systems. I don't value patriarchal religion. I don't value the things that diminish you when you do tell the truth. So I'm not scared of the end result, and that is the biggest asset I have.
If you want a higher power, go to the goddamn sun. Just go to the sun - and stop destroying the ozone layer.
I know the guru route, I know you go sit on a mountain. But screw India. I ain't going there.
I'm not a role model to my kids. They're a role model to me.
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