The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
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.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
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.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...