The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.