Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
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.
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.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Each soul is potentially divine.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
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.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
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.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.