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Born: 1920-10-08
Profession: Writer
Nation: American
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When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.

Tags: Law, Religion, Yourself

Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.

Tags: Change, Inside, Seldom

How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.

Tags: Anger, Angry, Self

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

Tags: Become, Freedom, Liberty

If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.

Tags: Government, Sense, Wise

The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.

Tags: Action, Distrust, Lives

To attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood. It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing the Darkness. It cannot be.

Tags: Cannot, Light, Truth

One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is.

Tags: Best, Home, Revolution

The difference between sentiment and being sentimental is the following: Sentiment is when a driver swerves out of the way to avoid hitting a rabbit on the road. Being sentimental is when the same driver, when swerving away from the rabbit, hits a pedestrian.

Tags: Away, Between, Road

It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.

Tags: Poor, Rich, Wise

Wealth is a tool of freedom, but the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.

Tags: Freedom, Slavery, Wealth

Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us?

Tags: Another, Cannot, May

Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.

Tags: Allies, Stronger, Weaker

He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.

Tags: Control, Destroy

What do you despise? By this are you truly known.

Tags: Despise, Known, Truly

Any road followed precisely to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little bit to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Tags: Cannot, End, Road

Something cannot emerge from nothing.

Tags: Cannot, Emerge

The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.

Tags: Beginning, Knowledge, Understand

The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger.

Tags: Danger, Lies, Path

There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors.

Tags: Escape, Pay, Violence

To suspect your own mortality is to know the beginning of terror, to learn irrefutably that you are mortal is to know the end of terror.

Tags: Beginning, End, Learn

Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.

Tags: Beginning, Cruelty, Kindness

Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.

Tags: Future, Often, Religion

Respect for the truth comes close to being the basis for all morality.

Tags: Morality, Respect, Truth

The stakes in conflict do not change. Battle determines who will control the wealth or its equivalent.

Tags: Battle, Change, Control

Truth suffers from too much analysis.

Tags: Analysis, Suffers, Truth
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