Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn’t original sin. He’s born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making, and it’s a tragedy. A lot of people don’t have the courage to do it.
– Helen Hayes
Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.
– George Carlin
“The deepest sin
against the human
mind is to believe
“Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.”
– Alan Watts
“Because power corrupts, society’s demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.”
– John Adams