Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
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Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these terms mean, but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist.
Politics... have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
A teacher affects eternity he can never tell where his influence stops.
The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled.
All experience is an arch, to build upon.
Chaos was the law of nature Order was the dream of man.
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.