"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen."
"How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we try to express it in words."
"What is needs, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of the telescope. Which is what I do, and it allows you to laugh at life's realities."
"Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one establishes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship.
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