"I firmly believe that all human beings have access to extraordinary energies and powers. Judging from accounts of mystical experience, heightened creativity, or exceptional performance by athletes and artists, we harbor a greater life than we know."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Jean Houston on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Jean Houston on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Jean Houston on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Jean Houston on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Jean Houston on Mark Twain