Don't work for recognition, but do work worthy of recognition.
Unfortunately, after Sept. 11, there was an outburst in America of intense suffering and patriotism, and the Bush administration was very shrewd and effective in painting anyone who disagreed with the policies as unpatriotic or even traitorous.
Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.
I suppose your security is your success and your key to success is your fine palate.
Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what we are given by the senses.
I'd love to go back to Europe in the '20s and '30s, for the beginning of the Psychoanalytic Movement, and Freud and Jung, and all that was going on with discoveries in quantum physics. The whole nature of reality was changing and being challenged.
The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition.
To be sure, nothing is more important to the integrity of the universities than a rigorously enforced divorce from war-oriented research and all connected enterprises.
No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child.
The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind.
David Herbert Lawrence
The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection Are that a thing is your own and that it is your only one.
So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
If Ralph Nader runs, President Bush is going to be re-elected, and if Ralph Nader doesn't run, President Bush is going to be re-elected. We're going to run on the president's strong and principled leadership and his positive agenda for a second term.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
Buy with your heart, not your head. You can look at all the aspects that make a purchase practical, but that kind of thinking makes it an investment rather than a home.
Education is the best provision for old age.
George Clooney is a super-human, he's just such an amazing human being, he taught me how to be a better person and a better actor!
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
My opinion is the greatest reward that any government could get is the approval of the people. If the people are happy and the people are at peace and the government has done something for them, that's the greatest reward I think any government could hope for.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
William Arthur Ward
All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
I gave up on new poetry myself 30 years ago when most of it began to read like coded messages passing between lonely aliens in a hostile world.
The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.
The discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity, than the discovery of a new star.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
And they didn't have to get into a lot of legal speak or talk ER terms, they were real people. I think that's why so many actresses were attracted to it. And it was just about problems that you could identify with so much, right off the bat.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
We are witnessing an enormous shift of collective consciousness throughout the world. We are at the precipice of great transformation within our culture and government.
It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible.
I've spent more on my Dodger tickets that I did on my car.
Cruel is the strife of brothers.
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