There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.