"This is how all life should be accepted, in desireless wonder, reaching out for nothing and thrusting nothing away, rejoicing in the different essence of each moment as it blazes into the present from the folded future. But she was under no illusions; for a life of such moments one needed a heart without roots, a spirit free in the wind, and empty hands. Once she had them she would never know them again. She had committed too much to earth."
"Motion is all that exists. Motion bound in a pattern is matter. Motion flowing through a recurring pattern is life. A life entity is a recurring pattern; it functions to bring motion into the world..."