Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
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.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.