If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
The day of individual happiness has passed
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
The future ain't what it used to be.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.