I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
What is to give light must endure burning.