There are songs that come free from the blue-eyed grass, from the dust of a thousand country roads. This is one of them.
Analysis destroys wholes. Some things, magic things, are meant to stay whole. If you look at their pieces, they go away.
And in that moment, everything I knew to be true about myself up until then was gone. I was acting like another woman, yet I was more myself than ever before.
Complex things are easy to do. Simplicity's the real challenge.
In a universe of ambiguity, this kind of certainty comes only once, and never again, no matter how many lifetimes you live.
Such physical matters were nice, yet, to him, intelligence and passion born of living, the ability to move and be moved by subtleties of the mind and spirit, were what really counted.
The human heart has a way of making itself large again even after it's been broken into a million pieces.
The old dreams were good dreams; they didn't work out but I'm glad I had them.
The reality is not exactly what the song started out to be, but it's not a bad song.
Life is never easy for those who dream.
Remember the great adversity of art or anything else is a hurried life.
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