Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.
The best part about being friends with your parents is that no matter what you do, they have to keep loving you.
You must understand that love never keeps a man from pursuing his Personal Legend. If he abandons that pursuit, it's because it wasn't a true love.. the love that speaks the language of the world.
We live in succession, in division, in parts, in particles. Meantime within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal beauty,to which every part and particle is equally related, the eternal ONE.
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
Spirituality is rebellion; religiousness is orthodoxy. Spirituality is individuality; religiousness is just remaining part of the crowd psychology. Religiousness keeps you a sheep, and spirituality is a lion's roar.
Luckily, I was raised by people who'd already seen all the yuck stuff, which is why they originally didn't want me to act. I understood the difference between getting a part at a Hollywood party and getting a job.
I grew up in a hippie commune so I have a real hippie part of me.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.
Whatever has happened in my quest for innovation has been part of my quest for immaculate reality.
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
Religion is what keeps the poor man from murdering the rich.
I didn't want to go out and change anything. I just wanted to make the music that was part of my background, which was rock and blues and hip-hop.
Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason.
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
God is the ultimate experience of silence, of beauty, of bliss, a state of inner celebration.
With every lost hour, a part of life perishes.
Nightingales are put in cages because their songs give pleasure. Whoever heard of keeping a crow?
To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing.