The most important thing about power is to make sure you don't have to use it.
March 4, 2021
I have learned the novice can often see things that the expert overlooks. All that is necessary is not to be afraid of making mistakes, or of appearing
March 3, 2021
The view that the truth is one and undivided, and the same for all men everywhere at all times, whether one finds it in the pronouncements of sacred books, traditional wisdom, the authority of churches, democratic majorities, observation and experiment conducted by qualified experts, or the convictions of simple folks uncorrupted by civilisation---this view, in one form or another, is central to western thought, which stems from Plato and his disciples.
March 2, 2021
We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full.
March 1, 2021
The lives that you admire, the attitudes that seem noble to you, have not been shaped by a paterfamilias or a schoolmaster, they have sprung from very different beginnings, having been influenced by evil or commonplace that prevailed round them. They represent a struggle and a victory.
February 28, 2021
People only ask questions when they're ready to hear the answers.
February 27, 2021
Everything great in the world is done by neurotics; they alone founded our religions and created our masterpieces.
February 26, 2021
The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.
February 25, 2021
The most decisive actions of our life - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - are, more often than not, unconsidered.
February 24, 2021
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.
Agnes de Mille
February 23, 2021