"In sharp contrast to the idea that this stage of life is enviable, we hear high levels of anxiety about getting old, anxieties about health, mobility, access to facilities, simple routine care and attention."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Rowan D. Williams on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Rowan D. Williams on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Rowan D. Williams on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Rowan D. Williams on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Rowan D. Williams on Henry David Thoreau
"In a spiritually sensitive culture, then, it might well be that age is something to be admired or envied."
"So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order."
"Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow."
"To conclude: good journalism is one of the models of good conversation and communication in the wider social context."
"Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality."