You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.
Life and art should be about nature revealing its beauty secrets as well as its uglier aspects, not the imposition of human ideas onto nature.
Life is all about process and escaping is not an option.
One must not seek love based on a predetermined agenda of perfection, but rather allow it to be revealed by silently waiting and watching.
Intellectual and artistic interests go hand and hand with romantic investment.