Viewed narrowly, all life is universal hunger and an expression of energy associated with it.
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn’t want to kill it.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
The dogma of woman’s complete historical subjection to men must be rated as one of the most fantastic myths ever created by the human mind.
Those who sit at the feast will continue to enjoy themselves even though the veil that separates them from the world of toiling reality below has been lifted by mass revolts and critics.
The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.
One must learn, if one is to see the beauty in Japan, to like an extraordinarily restrained and delicate loveliness.