“ Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. ”
Poetry, she thought, wasn't written to be analyzed; it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I often think that men don't understand what is noble and what is ignorant, though they always talk about it.
Prayer means you are trying to tell God what to do. Meditation means you understand your limitations and shut up
It doesn't matter if a cave has been in darkness for 10,000 years or half an hour, once you light a match it is illuminated.