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We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
Our greatest human adventure is the evolution of consciousness. We are in this life to enlarge the soul, liberate the spirit, and light up the brain.
I have always been a romantic, one of those people who believes that a woman in pink circus tights contains all the secrets of the universe.
The harsh truth is, most red-haired men look like blondes who've spoiled from lack of refrigeration. They look like brown-haired men who've been composted out behind the barn. Yet that same pigmentation that on a man can resemble leaf mold or junkyard rust, a woman wears like a tiara of rubies.
Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.
The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplacable being.
The trouble with the fast lane is that all the movement is horizontal. And I like to go vertical sometimes.
We're our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.
Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen.
The ultimate end of any ideology is totalitarianism.
In Seattle, I soon found that my radical ideas and aesthetic explorations - ideas and explorations that in Richmond, Virginia, might have gotten me stoned to death with hush puppies - were not only accepted but occasionally applauded.
True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed.
The one thing emphasized in any creative writing course is 'write what you know,' and that automatically drives a wooden stake through the heart of imagination. If they really understood the mysterious process of creating fiction, they would say, 'You can write about anything you can imagine.'
The trickster's function is to break taboos, create mischief, stir things up. In the end, the trickster gives people what they really want, some sort of freedom.
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
The sky was the color of Edgar Allan Poe's pajamas.
When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.
Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice.
There are many things worth living for, a few things worth dying for, and nothing worth killing for.
I'm not infatuated with frivolousness. We're just good friends.
Reality is contradictory. And it's paradoxical.
If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable.
To achieve the impossible; it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.
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