The past is the best prophet of the future.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The future is the shape of things to come.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.