A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.