Persistence is a strong will. Obstinance is a strong won???t.
Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey ‘people.’ People say different things so do instincts. Our instincts are at war…. Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest….
It is not our purpose to become each other it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
I am going to concentrate on what’s important in life. I’m going to strive everyday to be a kind and generous and loving person. I’m going to keep death right here, so that anytime I even think about getting angry at you or anybody else, I’ll see death and I’ll remember.
The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. whenever evil wins, it is only by default by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles.