Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Quote by George Santayana
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The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
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.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
Life is not a spectacle or a feast it is a predicament.
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.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
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.