“If I’m a star, then the people made me a star.
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“The fact that people in Hollywood are open to what I teach is not because they’re more desperate than anyone else, but because they’re more touched by it. That’s not their weakness. It’s their strength!
“America won’t be saved because one or 10 people stand up. It will be saved because millions of us stand up.
“The Latin root of the word ‘politics’ means ‘of the people.’ Politics is about something bigger than electoral politics; in that sense, I feel like I’m already involved.
“If I just want to ‘start a conversation,’ I don’t need to run for office. As a matter of fact, it could be argued that many people are more open to hearing you if you’re not running for office.
“Sometimes it’s easier to love people when there is a healthy distance between us.
“We live in a world of easy friendships – people here for you when it’s easy, ‘so-sorry-but-I-have-an-errand-to-do-now’ when it’s not.
“Children are not children. They are just younger people.
“People with AIDS, cancer and other illnesses need free nonmedical support services.
“Spiritual growth and spirituality always seem suspect to some people.
“People who attend support groups who have been diagnosed with a life-challenging illness live on average twice as long after diagnosis as people who don’t.
“You get enough people agreeing in consciousness that Mexico is a dangerous place, and that dangerous thought will make it so.
“People don’t live in Los Angeles because we are tied to the same old, same old. We live in Los Angeles because of the intoxicating energy of new beginnings that permeate our city.
“Nothing is so dangerous for our security as large groups of desperate people.
“As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
“People crave comfort, people crave connection, people crave community.
“For many, many people, getting married is one of the most important things they will ever do in the pursuit of happiness.
“People are starting to wake up to the fact that a media/political party-complex basically decide our candidate, then create the illusion for the rest of us that in fact we’re the ones who did the deciding.
“In our society, as people pass out of young adulthood, they tend to relate to themselves more in terms of what they are no longer than what they are now, and that’s psychologically low-grade devastating.
“I have known healthy, wealthy people who were depressed, and people with critical illnesses who could honestly attest to joy.