Life is the sum of your choices.
The best philosophy is to do one’s duties, to take the world as it comes, submit respectfully to one’s lot, and bless the goodness that has given us so much happiness with it, whatever it is.
No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one.
There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.
You know…that a blank wall is an apalling thing to look at. The wall of a museum — a canvas — a piece of film — or a guy sitting in front of a typewriter. Then, you start out to do something — that vague thing called creation. The beginning strikes
The fatal mistake is waiting for life’s circumstances to be right before we begin. Simply begin with your heart, look deeply into it and trust what you feel. Practice knowing and you will know.
In the U.S. you have to be a deviant or exist in extreme boredom…Make no mistake all intellectuals are deviants in the U.S.