The most dangerous people are those who have passion but lack wisdom.
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Choose happiness, not success, as your life’s goal. If you become successful but aren’t happy, then what is the point?
You are beautiful not because you are better than others, but because there is only you who can smile like that.
Life is like improvised jazz. We cannot regulate all the variables. We must play it with panache and flair as best we can.
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I showed my appreciation of my native land in the usual Irish way: by getting out of it as soon as I possibly could.
To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men – that is genius.
Speech is often barren; but silence also does not necessarily brood over a full nest. Your still fowl, blinking at you without remark, may all the while be sitting on one addled egg…
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.
The time has come to shed this skin. Its cloying inconvenience doesn’t fit me anymore. My new attire strikes color, shine, shadow, makes noise, and may put your teeth on edge. Tough sh–. Get used to it. I’m inviting you to step into your fear and dance with life.
What do we call love, hate, charity, revenge, humanity, forgiveness? Different results of the master impulse, the necessity of securing one’s self-approval.
Put on the lights there, now. Before we go any further here, has it ever occurred to any of you that all this is simply one grand misunderstanding? Since you’re not here to learn anything, but to be taught so you can pass these tests, knowledge has to be organized so it can be taught, and it has to be reduced to information so it can be organized do you follow that? In other words this leads you to assume that organization is an inherent property of knowledge itself, and that disorder and chaos are simply irrelevant forces that threaten it from outside. In fact it’s exactly the opposite. Order is simply a thin, perilous condition we try to impose on the basic reality of chaos…