We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy, our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off.
Don’t let it end like this. Tell them I said something.
All myths that are something more than fancies gain rather than lose in value with time, by reason of the accretions of human experience.
To be weak, and to know it, is something of a punishment for a proud man.
The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it.
We are always creating new tools and techniques to help people, but the fundamental framework is remarkably resilient, which means it must have something to do with the nature of organizations or human nature.
We run carelessly to the precipice, after we have put something before us to prevent us seeing it.
We are always doing something to cover up our basic existential anxiety. Some people live that way until the day they die.
I would work until I got stuck, and I would put it down and pick up something else. I might be able to take a 20-minute nap and get to work again. That way, I was able to work about 10 hours a day… It was important to me to work every day. I managed to work on Christmas day, just to be able to say I worked 365 days a year.
The secret of happiness is: Find something more important than you are and dedicate your life to it.