Without knowledge, there can be no intimacy. Without closeness, there can be no knowledge. Without trust, there can be no closeness.
Only when we allow others close enough to hurt us do we learn to trust and to love.
The most effective way we can give rebuke to others is by making ourselves models of proper conduct.
Wisdom is the light that dispels uncertainty and imbues us with the confidence to carry on.
It is far less painful to be left to our own folly than to face the need for changing course.
Respect the boundaries of the world even as you strive to break through the boundaries of your own mind.
Satisfaction is dead weight.