It doesn’t matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice.
To idolise a person means you don’t get to know them, and the idea that you can become one is a myth, and it also means that you don’t need to talk to one another because you’re the same person.
We imagine that human nature doesn’t change. We like to say that but I don’t think it’s true because we have, in the course of the centuries, altered ourselves.
To get rich is glorious.
The institution of marriage, if you look at it over many centuries, has come and gone.
Poverty is not socialism. To be rich is glorious.
Words are also seeds, and when dropped into the invisible spiritual substance, they grow and bring forth after their kind.
People are going to be living quite soon for 100 years. Our idea of how a family works no longer applies. It’s no good saying you’re going to have children for 15 years and then you’re going to retire and have hobbies, because you’ve got 40 more years to go after 60 and you’re in good health until 90 or something.
A dream is what makes people love life even when it is painful.
All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it.