I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown.
Quote by Homer
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A young man is embarrassed to question an older one.
All strangers and beggars are from Zeus, and a gift, though small, is precious.
A small rock holds back a great wave.
It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long.
There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.
You ought not to practice childish ways, since you are no longer that age.
The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council.
The fates have given mankind a patient soul.
The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Oh sleep It is a gentle thing, Beloved from pole to pole.
My whole life has been movies and religion. That's it. Nothing else.
I mean, I went to a church school when I was younger and imbibed a certain amount of religion then but it was really in university that I got interested in religion and politics at the same time. I don't think as if it were one moment of conversion but my spiritual journey really began then.
An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along.
Every day I try to do breathing exercises, meditation, and yoga. These things sound awfully cliche, but they help me slow down and try to point to a truth.
Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself.