A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words… the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.
More quotes by Mark Twain
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.
More quotes about Life
Anyone can do something when they want to do it. Really successful people do things when they don’t want to do it.
These are our neighbours, our co-workers, friends’ children… the problem is closer than you think, but so is the solution.
If I was on the air and was just kind of a plain-vanilla personality that took the safe road and the safe way trying to please all of the people all of the time, I’d been gone in two weeks.
The universe, at any given point, in any given time, is expanding indefinitely in all directions. So trust me when I say, you are the center of mine.’
Are people more violently opposed to fur rather than leather because its much easier to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs?
The art of living… is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive.
A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeeded be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.