Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Thought is free.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Effective action is always unjust.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
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.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
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.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.