Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
A good liar must have a good memory.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.