A life lived following one's dreams and passions is the purest form of existence. It is the only way to truly understand the music of the universe.
The only thing that really matters in life are your relationships to other people.
If only religion were an opiate. No known narcotic rots the brain so fast.
it was only a hopeless fantasy,
it passed like an april day,
but a look and a word and the dreams they stirred
they have stolen my heart away.
If it’s only a kiss you want, I can kiss you with my clothes on.” Katie O'Reilly to Captain Lord Blackthorn in "Titanic Rhasody.
Only a rebuke that 'has something in it' will sting, will have the power to stir our feelings, not the other sort, as we know.