They are able because they think they are able.
Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order.
Love flies, runs, and rejoices it is free and nothing can hold it back.
The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.
You must work--- we must all work To make the world worthy of its children.
No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.
You're born naked, the rest is drag.
One of the many ways of managing peers is to knock them down so heavily, whenever we find them on their wrong foot, that they loose the courage of raising their voice when we are wrong.
I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
Half of what I say is meaningless but I say it so that the other half may reach you.
Live like you can look any man in the eye and tell him to go to hell.
A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.
The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
Dr. Evil The details of my life are quite inconsequential... very well, where do I begin My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low grade narcolepsy and a penchant for buggery. My mother was a fifteen year old French prostitute named Chloe with webbed feet. My father would womanize, he would drink. He would make outrageous claims like he invented the question mark. Sometimes he would accuse chestnuts of being lazy. The sort of general malaise that only the genius possess and the insane lament. My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring we'd make meat helmets. When I was insolent I was placed in a burlap bag and beaten with reeds- pretty standard really. At the age of twelve I received my first scribe. At the age of fourteen a Zoroastrian named Vilma ritualistically shaved my testicles. There really is nothing like a shorn scrotum... it's breathtaking- I highly suggest you try it.
I think these difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
Debt is the slavery of the free.
How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of goodwill In such a place even I would be an ardent patriot.