My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Each human being must learn to be the author of his own story: no one is free in the world at large without first being free within. He who wins without risk triumphs without glory.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Many things, but I most regret not having time to enter into more profound layers with the people I love. We engage in many activities but sometimes we forget the essential.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Voyaging the world of ideas; having contact with nature, appreciating the shapes of the leaves, the decomposing logs, flowers; being in contact with children--they draw out the child within me.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. I would be a bird, who, even after suffering nocturnal tempests, in the morning rejoices jubilantly.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Being passionate about people and considering every human being a live star on the stage of existence.