Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
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.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
An idea is salvation by imagination
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.