Meaning of Genuine tolerance does not mean ignoring differences as if differences made no difference. Genuine tolerance means engaging differences within a bond of civility and respect. Quote by RICHARD JOHN NEUHAUS.
The outer world is a reflection of the inner world. Other peoples perception of you is a reflection of them; your response to them is an awareness of you.
it was dawning on me how uphill a poet’s path was, and I confessed to her that if I had to be the choice between being happy or being a poet, I’d choose to be happy.
I’m not a puzzle piece to someone else’s puzzle, I’m my own puzzle that is still growing. I’m unsure of what it’ll look like when it’s done, but it will be uniquely me.
The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.
I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.