"Hate recoils upon the hateful and the schemer falls into the pit he dug for another." "The fight I choose to walk from led me not into failure but victory for simply turning blind eye to hate. Were you simply jealous, little girl, that I retained such beauty even when I bled by your hand?" On Joy: "...Yes, it will make you vulnerable. But being vulnerable is the only way to really experiment life in all its dimensions. Life is not safe. But it’s full of joy." From "100 Ways to Screw Up Your Life": "100. Don’t Love Turn your soul into a stone. Frost your heart. Don’t allow any feeling of love to reach to you. You won’t need months to screw up your life when you do this. You won’t need weeks, or even days. The moment you forbid love to reach to you, your life will be useless." "Ezra Pound Meditatio When I carefully consider the curious habits of dogs I am compelled to conclude That man is the superior animal. When I consider the curious habits of man I confess, my friend, I am puzzled"