We are free to yield to truth.
Quote by Horace
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It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
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.