Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage.
One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a closer communion of heart than hours spent on both sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling.
The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.
I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.
There is a spell in mediaeval Art which has had power to bewitch some people into trying, or wishing to try, or fancying that they wish to try or making believe to fancy that they wish to try, to bring back the Middle Ages.
But I cannot bring myself to believe that I was intended for a musician, because it seems so small a business in comparison with other things which, it seems to me, I might do. Question here: ‘What is the province of music in the economy of the world?’
The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.
There is no degree of human suffering which in and of itself is going to bring about change. Only organisation can change things.
My mother and my father have been married 50 years, and he’s just started to understand that something’s wrong with the system. He accepted the whole thing, you see. Yet this industrious kind of engagement didn’t bring him the success, according to American terms, that he wanted. I was probably affected by this very much. In fact, I know I was.
If we stick together as an American people we can bring down the war criminals that are running our country right now.