Before he sets out, the traveler must possess fixed interests and facilities to be served by travel.
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Matters of religion should never be matters of controversy. We neither argue with a lover about his taste, nor condemn him, if we are just, for knowing so human a passion.
I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
All living souls welcome whatsoever they are ready to cope with all else they ignore, or pronounce to be monstrous and wrong, or deny to be possible.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned.
A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government.
I get those fleeting, beautiful moments of inner peace and stillness - and then the other 23 hours and 45 minutes of the day, I'm a human trying to make it through in this world.
It's cool to have parents and family who will always tell me the truth no matter what. They'll tell me if I'm doing something stupid!
Bush is morally a universalist. For instance, he says the freedom is good, the same thing is good, all over the world. So in that sense he's a universalist.
Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.
Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.
I am drawn to women who are independent and creative, which is problematic because it's a struggle, a competition of careers. There's jealousy.