I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
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.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
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.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.