The ancient commission of the writer has not changed. He is charged with exposing our many grievous faults and failures, with dredging up to the light our dark and dangerous dreams for the purpose of improvement.
One change of attitude would change everything. If everyone realized that it could be a beautiful world and said let’s not do these things anymore — let’s have fun.
If you change the way you tell your own story, you can change the colour and create a life in technicolour.
You say you want a revolution,
Well, you know, we all want to change the world…
But when you talk about destruction,
Don’t you know that you can count me out.
These are the soul’s changes. I don’t believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.