A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
There are no small number of people in this world who, solitary by nature, always try to go back into their shell like a hermit crab or a snail.
He who hesitates is sometimes saved.
A book should serve as the ax to break the frozen sea within us
I never had to choose a subject my subject rather chose me.
The struggle is to synchronize the potential being with the actual being, to make a fruitful liaison between the man of yesterday and the man of tomorrow.
The whole business of your life overwhelms you when you live alone. One's stupefied by it. To get rid of it you try to daub some of it off on to people who come to see you, and they hate that. To be alone trains one for death.
His spiritual insights were in three major areas: First, he has inspired mankind to see the world anew as the ultimate reality. Second, he perceived and described the physical universe itself as immanently divine. And finally, he challenged us to accept the ultimate demands of modern science which assign humanity no real or ultimate importance in the universe while also aspiring us to lives of spiritual celebration attuned to the awe, beauty and wonder about us.
We do not die because we have to die; we die because one day, and not so long ago, our consciousness was forced to deem it necessary.
Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult. [Reflecting on his former status as a teen idol]