What's the world's greatest lie? the boy asked. It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That's the world's greatest lie.
When we plant a rose seed in the earth, we notice it is small, but we do not criticize it as rootless and stemless. We treat it as a seed, giving it the water and nourishment required of a seed.
When you are loved, you can do anything in creation.
When something is written, there is no way to change it.
When we can do nothing else, we can still love, without expecting any reward or change or gratitude.
When I write a book, I write a book for myself; the reaction is up to the reader. It's not my business whether people like or dislike it.
When you make a decision, you are really diving in a strong current that will bring you to places you never dreamed of when you first made that decision.