Evil deeds do not prosper the slow man catches up with the swift.
Quote by Homer
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So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence.
A young man is embarrassed to question an older one.
Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.
The gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men.
Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help.
The minds of the everlasting gods are not changed suddenly.
It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave.
It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country.
A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king.
Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
We are a people that have always celebrated other people's success so long as we always had the opportunity to meet that success ourselves. That is the American nature. That is the American character. That is one of the things that makes us different from the rest of the world. And I'm afraid we could lose that or are on the verge of losing that.
If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age.
Life's a fight. It's a good fight of faith.
Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.
I just want to do what I do best, and that's fight. I love it.
Yes, I'm going to be the President of the United States. You know why? You think you can get chicks by being in the movies? You can really get chicks by being the President.
Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.