To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.