You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade.
Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
I don’t see myself as a hero because what I’m doing is self-interested: I don’t want to live in a world where there’s no privacy and therefore no room for intellectual exploration and creativity.
However and wherever we are, we must live as if we will never die.
He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?
As social beings we live with our eyes upon our reflection, but have no assurance of the tranquillity of the waters in which we see it.
It’s the level that allows us each to live our own chosen lives. But I notice not everyone agrees with the primary importance of that level, and I try to account for how they don’t.
God gives me hope that there is something greater than us, something better and bigger than the here and now, that can help us live.
I know terrorism is real. And I know fear of it distorts public judgment. Terrorism is like a chronic illness. We have to learn to contain it and live with it.