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.
Storybook happiness involves every form of pleasant thumb-twiddling true happiness involves the full use of one's powers and talents.
Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.
Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.
If virtue precede us every step will be safe.
The skylines lit up at dead of night, the air-conditioning systems cooling empty hotels in the desert, and artificial light in the middle of the day all have something both demented and admirable about them the mindless luxury of a rich civilization, and yet of a civilization perhaps as scared to see the lights go out as was the hunter in his primitive night.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity speech is shallow as Time.
Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
Life is a progress, and not a station.
Nature has perfection, in order to show that she is the image of God and defects, to show that she is only his image.