To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
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.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.