Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
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.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
I am not now That which I have been.