The feelings that hurt most, the emotions that sting most, are those that are absurd; the longing for impossible things, precisely because they are impossible; nostalgia for what never was; the desire for what could have been; regret over not being someone else; dissatisfaction with the world’s existence. All these half-tones of the soul’s consciousness create in us a painful landscape, an eternal sunset of what we are.
I was within and without. Simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.
The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.
Overcome your uncertainties and free yourself from dwelling on sorrow. When you delight in existence, you will become a guide to those in need, revealing the path to many.
Some say she read a Pelican's mind and fainted.