Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
If you want to have a life that is worth living, a life that expresses your deepest feelings and emotions and cares and dreams, you have to fight for it.
Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
I'm not lesbian; I'm not bisexual; I'm not straight. I'm just curious.
I have fallen in love with the imagination. And if you fall in love with the imagination, you understand that it is a free spirit. It will go anywhere, and it can do anything.
Sexuality is one of the ways that we become enlightened, actually, because it leads us to self-knowledge.
I think 'The Color Purple' is so bursting with love, the need for connection, the showing of the need for connection around the globe.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see - or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.
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