“When I think of courage, I think of the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz. He was always running away from danger. He often cried and shook with fear. But he was always sharing his real feelings with those he loved, even though he didn’t always like these feelings.That takes real courage, the courage to be intimate”

"It is better to fail in originality, than to succeed in imitation"

“The meaning of life is contained in every single epression of life. It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena that exist in all of creation.”

“Sometimes the heart is so heavy that we turn away from it and forget that its throbbing is the wisest message of life, a wordless message that says, "Live, be, move, rejoice -- you are alive!" Without the heart's wise rhythm, we could not exist.”