“When iron and carbon come together, there emerges steel! To be something stronger and better, you must mostly unite with something else and melt in something else!”
When people find out that I’ve written 208 novels, they ask, ‘How did you think of all that?’ Well, I answer, ‘How do you not think of it?’ I see a gum wrapper on the ground, and I think, ‘Oh, a Russian spy probably dropped that.’ I just think like that, and those thoughts go through my mind constantly. Gilbert Morris
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. Albert Einstein
Life is not primarily a quest for pleasure, as Freud believed, or a quest for power, as Alfred Adler taught, but a quest for meaning. The greatest task for any person is to find meaning in his or her own life.
We love because it’s the only true adventure.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
I tell residents, if you gave me two patients with identical problems, and one of them had family at the bedside with a lot of laughter, plus photos and a quilt from home, and next door was another patient who was alone every time I came by – I’m going to be very nervous about the isolated patient’s mental status. Allan Hamilton