Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Genius is sorrow's child.