The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
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.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.