If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.
More quotes by Mark Twain
The finest clothing made is a person’s own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.
Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
History is strewn thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill, but a lie, well told, is immortal.
More quotes about Life
You cannot be who and what you are unless you have a lifestyle, both internally and externally, that is designed to support that definition of self.
Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
Dr. Strauss says I should rite down what I think and remembir and every thing that happins to me from now on..
Life experiences, mental illness, drugs, greed, environment, and poor role-modeling can all forge damaged people and can generate a darkness, an exploitiveness, in the way they approach life. Whatever their genesis, there are people in your life (and mine) who will hurt you if you let them.
Zen teaches that if we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform and lighten up about it.
We now know that anything which is economically right is also morally right. There can be no conflict between good economics and good morals.
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.