As iron is eaten by rust, so are the envious consumed by envy.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
I were better to be eaten to death with a rust than to be scoured to nothing with perpetual motion.
A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.
Suddenly, the screens were dominated by American entertainment to the extent of something like 95 percent. As a result, audiences turned away from the kinds of films that we used to make.
Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality.
In love, the one who runs away is the winner.
Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved.
Buddha did not teach anything to believe in. He was not a teacher in that sense, because he did not teach. He was, on the contrary, an anti teacher, he took away all the teachings that people were carrying.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
Doctors are whippersnappers in ironed white coats
who spy up your rectums and look down your throats.
And press you and poke you with sterilized tools
and stab at solutions that pacify fools.
I used to revere them and do what they said
till I learned what they learned on was already dead.
When people are away from home, they do things they might not normally do.
I mostly gave away what I had from the James Bond movie.
I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you're trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you're giving it away.
If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.
To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile - that is happiness.
We are sinful not merely because we have eaten of the tree of knowledge, but also because we have not eaten of the tree of life.
We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.
Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
A trip to the mainland was a big event and happened maybe once a year, although now you can get across in a speed boat in seven minutes but then it was a long way away.
I ate a bug once. It was flying around me. I was trying to get it away. It went right in my mouth. It was so gross!
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
She was deeply passionate about the sacred feminine.
Just go up to somebody on the street and say "You're it!" and then run away.