We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.
R. D. Laing
Change in all things is sweet.
What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.
If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
Just in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficient. There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If I had been the Virgin Mary, I would have said "No."
Every crisis offers you extra desired power.
William Moulton Marston
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.
I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
Robert Louis Stevenson
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
Charles de Gaulle
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts.
Honor is simply the morality of superior men.
H. L. Mencken