“I had wanted to come back to Greenwich Village ever since I had left Waverly Place, and since moving to West Eleventh Street, I have never lived anyplace else. I do not want to. That is not because of what the Village is but because of what I have made it, and what I have made it depends on who I am at the time.”
Mary Cantwell, Manhattan, When I Was Young
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
“We are captives of our own identities, living in prisons of our own creation.”
Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change
We’re short on wisdom; we’re high on technology. Where’s it going to lead?
Nature vs. humans
Beware of the stories you read or tell; subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world.
Ben Okri, poet and novelist (b. 15 Mar 1959)
What is a soul?
It’s like electricity–we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room.