“When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us.”

The Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1989


“For the beginner, practice without effort is not true practice.”

Shunryu Suzuki


“Be with who you invest your time, wasted time is than wasted money.”

“The last thing I wanted was to be with someone who’s the same age as me and wanted the limelight.”

Gareth Gates


“My all-time work of fiction: of the Rings. My all-time nonfiction book: Guns.”

Orson Scott Card


“It is impossible that happiness, and yearning for what is not present, should ever be united.”

Epictetus