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.
Freedom lies in being bold.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
That which costs little is less valued.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.