Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn't any good reason to refer to it.
Socrates was the first to call philosophy down from the heavens and to place it in cities, and even to introduce it into homesand compel it to inquire about life and standards and goods and evils.
I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
You think that it is because I have3 an income which exempts me from your day-labour, that I waste (as you call it) my time in sun-gazing and star-gazing.? You do not know me.? If my debts, as they threaten, should consume what money I have, I should live just as I do now: I should eat worse food, and wear a courser coat, and should wander in a potato patch instead of in the wood?- but it is I, not my twelve hundred dollars a year that love God.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
They're called "angels" because they're in heaven until the reviews come out.
My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
I went first to France and then to England where I studied and at the same time I tried to make a serious study of the basic Marxist philosophy.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
But, I would say when I was four years old and I was at the Alan King Tennis Tournament and I was hitting with all the pros that would come to town. They would get me on the court or take notice and that stayed with me.
I went first to France and then to England, where I studied and at the same time I tried to make a serious study of the bases of Marxist philosophy.
Neither will the wave which has passed be called back; nor can the hour which has gone by return.
It is true that the king has made a truce with the duke of Burgundy for fifteen days and that the duke is to turn over the city of Paris at the end of fifteen days. Yet you should not marvel if I do not enter that city so quickly.
On a good night, I get underwear, bras, and hotel-room keys thrown onstage... You start to think that you're Tom Jones.
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.
The angels taken collectively are called heaven, for they constitute heaven; and yet that which makes heaven in general and in particular is the Divine that goes forth from the Lord and flows into the angels and is received by them.
And as the Divine that goes forth from the Lord is the good of love and the truth of faith, the angels are angels and are heaven in the measure in which they receive good and truth from the Lord.
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
I think at some stage, I would love to have another child. I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me. I actually am not good at the balance at that.