I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience -- it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don't believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn't want brotherhood with me. I believe in treating people right, but I'm not going to waste my time trying to treat somebody right who doesn't know how to return the treatment.
The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival.
Morris K. Udall
You will always have to live with yourself, and it is to your best interest to see that you have good company -- a clean, pure, straight, honest, upright, generous, magnanimous companion.
Orison Swett Marden
I think there has been a great deal of valuable revisionism in women's history.
Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered.
Kerouac and I are not real at all. The only thing about a writer is that he has written, and not his so-called life. 'And we (will) all die and the stars will go out, one after another.'
William S. Burroughs
Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
To that high Capital, where kingly Death Keeps his pale court in beauty and decay, He came.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.
Barbara de Angelis
The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
Johann von Goethe
The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California.
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