Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
Submit to the present evil, lest a greater one befall you.
Architecture simply took over and developed the cosmologial symbolism already present in the structure of primitive habitations.
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.
I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves - that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness.
My head was always bubbling over with facts and it seems to me this had little to do with my paying close attention in school and more to do with my voracious and omnivorous reading habits.
I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means - except by getting off his back.
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
An evil life is a kind of death.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.? Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.? That which each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him.
I don't see women and think of them as competition or with judgment. Women really move me. I feel connected to all kinds of women. I am angry because I think we've been mistreated throughout history in different countries, including America. I admire women.
The present will not long endure.
It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.
The worst evil is - and that's the product of censorship - is the self-censorship, because that twists spines, that destroys my character because I have to think something else and say something else, I have to always control myself.
Any institution which does not suppose the people good, and the magistrate corruptible, is evil.
If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.