Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.