Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.