Before he sets out, the traveler must possess fixed interests and facilities to be served by travel.
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America is a young country with an old mentality.
Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.
Those who speak most of progress measure it by quantity and not by quality.
Love is only half the illusion the lover, but not his love, is deceived.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.
Music is essentially useless, as life is but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.
Our dignity is not in what we do, but what we understand.
The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas.
Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on.
My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all - the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be, and much less about what we would do.
My dad's got a brilliant eye for scripts 'cos he's a literary agent. He and my agent read a load of scripts and filter them.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
There are people who have money and people who are rich.
Be to her virtues very kind. Be to her faults a little blind.
Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name. Then I said, 'Does he bite?' She said, 'No.' And I said, 'Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?' Liar.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
We have time, there's no big rush.
What you're seeing with Occupy Wall Street and the others are people who are unhappy and they're directing their unhappiness now toward Wall Street and toward those they think are doing too well in our society.