The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
Quote by George Santayana
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Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first loves.
Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
Music is essentially useless, as life is.
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
A child only educated at school is an uneducated child.
Sanity is a madness put to good use.
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any belief in particular.
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.
Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
If you go and talk to most people, they mean well but they don't have much of a breadth on education, of knowledge of understanding what the real issues are and therefore they listen to pundits on television who tell them what they are supposed to think and they keep repeating that until pretty soon they say, 'Oh, well that must be true.'
I can't hit on women in public any more. I didn't decide this it just doesn't feel right at my age.
When I was 8 years old, I knew nothing about martial arts. The coach told me I was talented with learning martial arts, and put me in a school.
The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth.
In the course of history, men come to see that iron necessity is neither iron nor necessary.
I love the freedom of movement that my phone gives me. That has definitely transformed my life.
Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you.
Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.