Aesthetic life is not something sophisticated – that’s a humanistic lie. Aesthetic life is as integral to being human as building sandcastles on the beach and giving your children names.
Technique is really personality. That is the reason why the artist cannot teach it, why the pupil cannot learn it, and why the aesthetic critic can understand it.
The poetry of earth is never dead.
The secret of karma yoga which is to perform actions without any fruitive desires is taught by Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad-Gita.
It is considered very, very bad karma, if I can cut to the chase, to take power from a teacher and not use it for something very positive.
Most times, how you treat your children is how they grow up to treat you.
The idea of karma is that you continually get the teachings that you need to open your heart.
The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live.
Whatever a man might do, whatever misery or heartache your children might give you – and they give you a lot – however much your parents irritate you – it doesn’t matter because you love them.
Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.
I had to make a choice at one point in my life, of missing films or missing my children. It was a very easy decision to make because I missed my children so very much.
I can testify to what UNICEF means to children because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II.
To a poet every curve of her was a well place word.
The right poem finds us exactly when it needs to.
To a poet, the broken flowers bloom the brightest.
Put a girl in moonlight and tell only truths and every man becomes a poet.
Poetry is composing, you are writing words to move the world like music.
Poetry, is a life long war waged against ineffable beauty.
Poets are fools until they are kings.
Poets are souls at war with words from battles waged within.