There are no original ideas. There are only original people.
Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
Food is my drug of choice.
Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
Persecution always acts as a jell for members of cults; it proves to them, in the absence of history, liturgy, tradition, and doctrine, that they are God's chosen.
There is something worse than dying, and that is humiliation - at least so it seemed to me ...
Facts mean nothing to wounded feelings ...
All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
Porches are America's lost rooms.
Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.
[On Werner Erhard, founder of est:] If I wanted a new belief system, I'd choose to believe in God - He's been in business longer than Werner, and He has better music.
My mother was my first jealous lover ...
Rome is all things high and low. It is like God, it accommodates so much.
Every generation reinvents the wheel - and in the process it often adds to rather than subtracts from a woman's burdens.
If there is one lesson Rome teaches, it is that matter is good; in Rome the holy and the homely rise and converge.
One can be tired of Rome after three weeks and feel one has exhausted it; after three months one feels that one has not even scratched the surface of Rome; and after six months one wishes never to leave it.
the islands of Italy combine all the elements - fire, water, earth, and air - and that is irresistible.
Insanity is a lack of proportion.
there are no inanimate objects ...
It's the perpetually unfinished quality of housework that makes it oppressive - it never ends, like bad psychoanalysis, or a dream interrupted. It is paradoxically true that it is exactly this daily re-creation of the world that lends housekeeping its nobility and romance.
illness is regarded as a crime, and crime is regarded as illness ...
Italy offers one the most priceless of all one's possessions - one's own soul.
The best work is a fusion of love and praise.
Violence is its own anesthetist. The numbness it induces feels very much like calm.
Unhappiness makes beggars or accountants of us all.
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