As told in Friendship with God, if we simply decided to believe and act as if first, we're all one, and second, life is eternal, it would render virtually everything we've done all our lives pointless.
Fate is never too generous even to its favorites. Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed.
In fact, it was the women in our house who were in the saddle. If men are the gods, women are not only the presidents but all the ministers of the government.
Men, when they fight in movies, it's a very different style. Harrison Ford was so cool when he had the whip, and Bruce Lee was such an artist that you couldn't take your eyes off of him.
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
When men stop believing in God, it isn't that they then believe in nothing: they believe in everything.
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
The only difference between you and God is that you have forgotten you are divine.
When deeds and words are in accord, the whole world is transformed.
I'm shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use. I hate fame. I've done everything I can to avoid it.
A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
Great deeds give choice of many tales. Choose a slight tale, enrich it large, and then let wise men listen.
The longer you live and the more you learn, the more clearly you will feel the difference between the few men who are truly great and the mere virtuosi.
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
God gave us all exactly the same fingers, arms, legs, and feet, but in our different countries we divided them all a little differently as we feel it, do you understand?
It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
I had a bonding problem when I went off and boxed for five years. I was over in Europe and Asia fighting because I wanted to do something different; I was tired of acting. But the thing is, when I was done doing that, I couldn't get a job.
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the two sexes.