I touch the tip of my finger to his lips. “There are secrets in here, ” I say. “I want them out.”He tries to bite my finger.I steal it back.
I have loved you all my life, Mal, ” I whispered through my tears. “There is no end to our story.
The gut-feel of the 55-year old trader is more important than the mathematical elegance of the 25-year old genius.
Blood is drawn! I am impressed-though my hell-spawned powers will heal it! Besides… next to giving pain my favourite sport’s to feel it.
Then he said in his most excellent Mick impression, “Your powers are useless against Ninja Lords, O great zombie hunter! Surrender or feel the sting of the shuriken!
The job of a storyteller is to speak the truth. But what we feel most deeply can’t be spoken in words alone. At this level, only images connect. And here, story becomes symbol; symbol is myth. And myth is truth.
Whatever fells your mind is what you are. So, feel loving and peaceful for no reason at all.
Yoga is when you feel pure consciousness and spirit.
When I talk to audiences about the size and age of the cosmos, people often say, “It makes me feel so insignificant.” I answer, “The bigger and more impersonal the universe is, the more meaningful you are, because this vast, impersonal place needs something significant to fill it up.” We’ve abandoned the old belief that humanity is at the physical center of the universe but more come back to believing we are at the center of meaning.
I feel like my 50 years at Harvard were an interlude. I’m really a New Yorker.