We must, all of us, learn actually not to have enemies, but only confused adversaries who are ourselves in disguise.
People really had a problem with my disinterest in submission. They had a problem with my intellect, and they had a problem with my choice of lovers. They had a problem with my choice of everything.
Creation is a sustained period of bliss, even though the subject can still be very sad. Because there's the triumph of coming through and understanding that you have, and that you did it the way only you could do it. You didn't do it the way somebody told you to do it.
We must, I believe, start teaching our children the sanity of nonviolence much earlier.