Why should I go into details, we have nothing that is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with.
I would like us to think about it more explicitly, and not take our intuitions as the given of ethics, but rather to reflect on it, and be more open about the fact that something is an ethical issues and think what we ought to do about it.
To regret fully is to appreciate how high the stakes are in even the average human life; fully experienced, it turns our eyes, attentive and alert, to a future possibly lived better than our past.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us – by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
The most hurtful thing is not what comes from our adversaries, it’s what comes from our friends.
Let’s detox our cluttered academic brain. That’s what the poet does. People call it daydreaming, detoxing our minds and taking care of that clutter. It’s being able to let in call letters from the poetry universe.
The poor don’t know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
I’m a great believer in the idea of not choosing based on our taste.
The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.