The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.