We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.
We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love.
Above all, if what you’ve done is stupid, but it works, it ain’t stupid.
If you tell people you talk to God, they’ll think you’re religious, but if you say God talks to you, it’s ten to one they’ll think you’re crazy.
Everything I need to know… I learned in kindergarten.
Does the giraffe know what he’s for? Or care? Or even think about his place in things? A giraffe has a black tongue twenty-seven inches long and no vocal cords. A giraffe has nothing to say. He just goes on giraffing.
Peace is not something you wish for, it is something you make, something you are, something you do,and something you give away.
As one old gentleman put it, ” Son, I don’t care if you’re stark nekkid and wear a bone in your nose. If you kin fiddle, you’re all right with me. It’s the music we make that counts.
Ignorance and power and pride are a deadly mixture, you know.
Until you have experienced raccoons mating underneath your bedroom at three in the morning, you have missed one of life’s sensational moments.
Always trust your fellow man. And always cut the cards. Always trust God. And always build your house on high ground. Always love thy neighbor. And always pick a good neighborhood to live in.
And sure, I know if you eat this way you’ll die. So? If you don’t eat this way you’re still going to die. Why not die happy?
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts…
The gift was not large as money goes, and my need was not great, but the spirit of the gift is beyond price and leaves me blessed and in debt.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Wherever and however any one of us may be conceived, it is the same. We come into being in the arms of God.
The pig was so earnest. So sincere. So very “there.” The pig brought gravity and mythic import to this well-worn fairy tale.
Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
About winning and losing: It isn’t important, what really counts is how you play the game. About playing the game: PLAY TO WIN!
Is it always to be a winners-losers world, or can we keep everyone in the game? Do we still have what it takes to find a better way?
It’s not that I’m not grateful for all this attention. It’s just that fame and fortune ought to add up to more than fame and fortune.
I believe it is in my nature to dance by virtue of the beat of my heart, the pulse of my blood and the music in my mind.
Don’t worry that children never listen to you worry that they are always watching you.
I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances.
On a very local scale, a refrigerator is the center of the universe. On the inside is food essential to life, and on the outside of the door is a summary of the life events of the household.
If you want an interesting party sometime, combine cocktails and a fresh box of crayons for everyone.
It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber.
All I really need to know… I learned in kindergarten.
The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues. The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it, with what they have, where they are.