"Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads. "
"Open your heart. Someone will come. Someone will come for you. But first you must open your heart. "
"Sometimes we know in our bones what we really need to do, but we’re afraid to do it. Taking a chance and stepping beyond the safety of the world we’ve always known is the only way to grow, though and without risk there is no reward. "
"I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. "
"Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books. "
"Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger. "
"Do not look at yourself with disgust, you are a gift to this earth. You are beautiful, you are a light, an energy, an essence. You are nature herself. "
"If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun. "