Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Give up trying to make me give up
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.