Karma brings us ever back to rebirth, binds us to the wheel of births and deaths. Good karma drags us back as relentlessly as bad, and the chain which is wrought out of our virtues holds as firmly and as closely as that forged from our vices.
You can’t fool other people your whole life. Even if you think they will not bother, there is always karma that comes after you.
Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue.
Let us destroy, but don’t let us pretend that we are committing an act of virtue.
I’m a man full of doubts and I doubt that will change.
Poets are fools until they are kings.
Chase your stars fool, life is short.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome; to be got over.
Any foolish boy can stamp on a beetle, but all the professors in the world cannot make a beetle.
The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.
Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening – and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.
I must think of something foolproof for a fool.
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
The difference is too nice – Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies forever.
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
The fool is happy that he knows no more.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more.