Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.
Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought.
When I started working for Rolling Stone, I became very interested in journalism and thought maybe that's what I was doing, but it wasn't.
You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with the herd of common men.
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away.
The professional world was much more unpleasant than I thought. I was always wishing I could get back that enthusiasm I had when I was doing shows at college.
They were doing a full back shot of me in a swimsuit and I thought, Oh my God, I have to be so brave. See, every woman hates herself from behind.
Can't you read? The score demands "con amore," and what are you doing? You are playing it like married men!
No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.
Why am I so famous? What am I doing right? What are the others doing wrong?
As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish.
I thought maybe, just by never preaching, never doing any of that stuff because it doesn't work. By just maybe the power of example and some laughs, maybe somebody might go take a walk.
If two people have only one thought between them, something is very wrong.
Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point. they've thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major.
The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
When I was doing Arenas dying of Aids, I watched Philadelphia 13 or 14 times, because I thought Tom Hanks was making good choices.
The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.
The hardest thing in the world is to assume the mood of a warrior. It is of no use to be sad and complain and feel justified in doing so,believing that someone is always doing something to us. Nobody is doing anything to anybody, much less to a warrior.
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in doing good to their fellowmen.