We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
Saints need sinners.
Reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen, particularly.