If you have nothing to say, say nothing.
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The finest clothing made is a person’s own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.
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Raphael paints wisdom; Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it.
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.
Stay with me,’ he said, until the sun goes out, the seas are parched, and the wind draws its last breath.
Ignorance… is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.
I think I have a good deal of my Uncle Theodore in me, because I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; If you are depressed, it will cheer you; If you are excited, it will calm you.
You can never really live anyone else’s life, not even your child’s. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you’ve become yourself.