The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
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.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.