We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Resist much. Obey little.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
I think, therefore I am.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.