The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Henry Louis Mencken
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Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
We boast our emancipation from many superstitions; but if we have broken any idols, it is through a transfer of idolatry.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
We never become really and genuinely our entire and honest selves until we are dead – and not then until we have been dead years and years. People ought to start dead and then they would be honest so much earlier.
We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.