I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing.
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Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
Do you remember when you were 10 or 11 years old and you really thought your folks were the best? They were completely omniscient and you took their word for everything. And then you got older and you went through this hideous age when suddenly they were the devil, they were bullies, and they didn't know anything.
I think, in a way, I invented the term 'fight club' and that these things have always existed, but they never really had a label. Nobody had a language to apply to them. I created that language in two words and I've been paid a great deal of money for inventing two words and labeling something that has always been around.
I have a lot of money.
You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake... This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time.
If you start in the pit of despair with these profane, awful things, even a glimmer of hope or awareness is going to occur that's much brighter coming from this dark, awful beginning.
My goal is more to be remembered. They'll remember this thing and like it in the future. The trick is to stay remembered long enough for that to happen.
The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that.
When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
To give money to a woman - and here I must speak as a man - is to deny her special quality, her irreplaceability, and reduce her unique amiability to a commodity. Money takes away her name, while transforming her lover into a nameless customer of a market of appetites.
My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the pest.
The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world it is more, it is the history of earth and of heaven.
But if you say that we should not educate children who have come into our state for no other reason than they've been brought there by no fault of their own, I don't think you have a heart. We need to be educating these children, because they will become a drag on our society.
Freedom and democracy are dreams you never give up.
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket and do not pull it out, and strike it, merely to show that you have one.