Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness.
Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged.
It’s an irony that growing inequality could mean more money for philanthropy. In the U.S., quite a few of the ultra-rich have taken to heart the 19th century industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie’s comment that it’s a disgrace to die wealthy.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
India is a country in which every great religion finds a home.
‘Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end.
We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
An idea in man is first impressed upon him and afterwards expressed in things, but in God it is only expressed, not impressed, because it does not come from anywhere else.
The life so short, the crafts so long to learn.