First the grub, then the morals.
Quote by Bertolt Brecht
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On thinking about Hell, I gather My brother Shelley found it was a place Much like the city of London. I Who live in Los Angeles and not in London Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be Still more like Los Angeles.
War is like love it always finds a way.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.
For the villainy of the world is great, and a man has to run his legs off to keep them from being stolen out fom underneath him.
What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
Why be a man when you can be a success
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
Grub first, then ethics.
There are times when you have to choose between being a human and having good taste.
I can't go to war with paparazzi.
My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.
When one takes action for others, one's own suffering is transformed into the energy that can keep one moving forward a light of hope illuminating a new tomorrow for oneself and others is kindled.
Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.
And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on.
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements.
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.