Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.