In zazen, leave your front door and your back door open. Let thoughts come and go. Just don't serve them tea.

Shunryu Suzuki

You don’t believe in these things. You’re just writing pretty images. Write what you feel. And if you’re really honest, you’ll be writing for everybody else.

Oscar Hammerstein, to a 16-year-old Stephen Sondheim

You always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf

The soul is healed by being with children. (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them. (Albert Einstein)