All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.