Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we have learned here. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love back into our hearts.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
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.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.