“If you give your life as a wholehearted response to love, then love will wholeheartedly respond to you.
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“I would never, ever in my life say, ‘I want to go to Washington to heal the soul of Washington.’
“An educated child earns more later in life, knows how to keep their own children from dying, produces more food, is less likely to get AIDS, and in the case of boys, is less likely to engage in armed civil conflict.
“Life is not a piece of tragic fiction in which, at the end of the reading, we all get up and go out for drinks.
“In most of our situations in life, if we take a good honest look at our lives, we are holding to small, limiting thoughts, cynical thoughts.
“Now if you know what makes one person’s life change, then you know what makes a nation change – because a nation is simply a large group of individuals.
“I think the heartbreak of September 11 – America’s grief not only over the loss of life but also the loss of our own innocence – has expanded us as people because it has tenderized our hearts. On a psychological level, the American people have matured as a result of that awful day.
“Many times in life, we say we want change but are then terrified when the opportunity for it arrives.
“Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
“Romance is one of the sacred temples that dot the landscape of life.
“Everything we do is infused with the energy in which we do it. If we’re frantic, life will be frantic. If we are peaceful, life will be peaceful.
“The force that keeps the planets revolving around the sun would be glad to handle the circumstances of your life, if only you would ask him to.
“When you turn your life over to God, you don’t give up the drama; you give up the cheap drama.
“As a cell contains a natural intelligence by which it fosters the healthy functioning of the body, I, too, have natural intelligence that fosters the perfect unfolding of my life.
“Your relationship to food is but a reflection of your relationship to yourself, as is everything in your life.
“The ‘Course in Miracles’ says one day you will realize that death is not the punishment but the reward. And it says that birth is not the beginning of life but a continuation. And physical death is not the end of life but a continuation.
“We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what’s wrong in your life, or you can focus on what’s right.
“I trust that when people meet, we meet for a transcendent reason, and that the challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul’s growth.
Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples.
“I’ve been pretty focused my entire life, and now that I have a family, I’m just going to keep that focus, but it’s going to be a family focus.