There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion.
Profit is the sole criterion used by the establishment to evaluate economic activity. From the rat race to lame ducks. The vocabulary in vogue is a give-away. It’s more reminiscent of a human menagerie than human society.
It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving – as if it were an individual person – its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.
My own feeling is that one should refuse to participate in any activity that implements American aggression – thus tax refusal, draft refusal, avoidance of work that can be used by the agencies of militarism and repression, all seem to me essential.
If the quickness of the mind and the fluency of the tongue are too punctilious and sharp, moderate them in your activity and rest.
Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.
Verbal and nonverbal activity is a unified whole, and theory and methodology should be organized or created to treat it as such.
It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.