Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Sunlight is painting.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Humility is attentive patience.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
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.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.