In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
We are all sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life.
What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.
A weak man has doubts before a decision; a strong man has them afterwards.
Men are more ready to repay an injury than a benefit, because gratitude is a burden and revenge a pleasure
These violent delights have violent ends.
In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.
No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible.
Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it is an enemy.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
There is no lasting hope in violence, only temporary relief from hopelessness.
The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.
Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.
If I am what I have and if I lose what I have who then am I?
Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry; once he's satisfied, the predator and prey live peacefully together.
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
If there were no hell, we would be like the animals. No hell, no dignity.
Life is a game, play it... Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
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