Adventure is not something you travel to find. It's something you take with you, or you're not going to find it when you arrive.
Choice is a signature of our species.
Culture is what people invent when they have lost nature.
Give a man enough rope and he'll wrap himself around your little finger.
Human beings are sloshing sacks of chemicals on the move.
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
I hate the fearful trimming of possibilities that age brings.
If cynicism is inevitable as one ages, so is the yearning for innocence.
Life goes on, having nowhere else to go.
Love is the best school, but the tuition is high and the homework can be painful.
Love, like truth, is the unassailable defense.
Nature neither gives nor expects mercy.
Success produces success, just as money produces money.
The biggest threat to the religious experience may well come from organized religion itself.
The Planets are nine dice rolling in the dark.
There are truths that can only be learned when you're dancing in chains.
There are well-dressed foolish ideas just as there are well-dressed fools.
We are defined by how we place our attention.
Words are such small things, like confetti in the brain, and yet they are color and clarify everything, they can stain the mind or warp the feelings.
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