I’ve been shot down so many times I get altitude sickness just from standing up for myself.
Shane Koyczan

Imagine spending seven years at MIT and research laboratories, only to find out that you’re a performance artist.

To have that powder blown up your nose is rather like being shot out of a rifle barrel lined with Baroque paintings and landing on a sea of electricity.

…We don’t just respond to things as we see them, or feel them, or hear them. Rather, our response is conditioned on our beliefs, about what they really are, what they came from, what they’re made of, what their hidden nature is.

…This morning, about a billion people on Earth — or one out of every seven — woke up and didn’t even know how to fill this cup [with food].

If Americans want to live the American dream, they should go to Denmark.

We went to Ladakh…and we asked this woman, what was the benefit you had from solar electricity? And she thought for a minute and said,
‘It’s the first time I can see my husband’s face in winter.’

So by trying to preserve our dead bodies, we deny death, poison the living, and, further, harm the environment.

The secret to happiness is: low expectations.

I danced through chemo and radiation cycles.