- The lever of awareness is in your hand.
- The biggest obstacles to settling back are attachments to self-images concepts of who we are and how we want to be. We need only to stop creating the self in our minds each moment.
- William Shakespeare has universal appeal, even today: as Samuel Johnson put it, His works may be considered a map of life. Some of his plays are grueling tragedies: King Lear, for example, shows the terrible consequences of denying familial love. Others are lighthearted comedies, with magic and cross-purposes. See any of them if you get the chance: they are full of vitality, warmth, humor, pathos, wisdom ... and genius.