If we surrendered to earth's intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees. Everything terrible is something that needs our love.

Human beings are put on earth in order to experience the beauty of ordinary things.

If we surrendered to earth's intelligence, we could rise up rooted, like trees.

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart…try to love the questions themselves.

I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world.

If we surrendered to earth's intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees. Everything terrible is something that needs our love.

Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror.

If we surrendered to earth's intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.

Everything terrible is something that needs our love.

That is at bottom the only courage that is demanded of us: to have courage for the most strange, the most singular and the most inexplicable that we may encounter.

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once, beautiful and brave.

I am the rest between two notes which are somehow always in discord.”

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.