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.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
A person preaches well that lives well.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
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.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Each soul is potentially divine.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Boards don't hit back.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.