"God damn it, there are nice things in the world- and I mean nice things. We’re all such morons to get so sidetracked."
"True contact between beings is established only by mute presence, by apparent non-communication, by that mysterious and wordless exchange which resembles inward prayer."
"There is a terrible emptiness in me, an indifference that hurts."
"Don’t judge everyone else by your limited experience."
"You can’t measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange."
"People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, ‘Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.’ I don’t try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds."