Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
That which costs little is less valued.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Sunlight is painting.
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.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
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.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.