A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
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.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.