For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
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.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.