Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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.
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
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I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
Dharma is what the Buddha taught. It is the way of understanding and love-how to understand, how to love, how to make understanding and love into real things.
Evolution is the law of policies: Darwin said it, Socrates endorsed it, Cuvier proved it and established it for all time in his paper on The Survival of the Fittest. These are illustrious names, this is a mighty doctrine: nothing can ever remove it from its firm base, nothing dissolve it, but evolution.
The universal regard for money is the one hopeful fact in our civilization. Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity and beauty. Not the least of its virtues is that it destroys base people as certainly as it fortifies and dignifies noble people.
We must rekindle the fire of idealism in our society, for nothing suffocates the promise of America more than unbounded cynicism and indifference.
The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends.