[first lines] Him: Sorry, what was your name again? Packy: Packy. Him: Packy? Packy: Yeah. Him: Are we lost, P
Male Receptionist: You made me want to be a woman. Him: I have that effect on people
[last lines] Him: We'll never see each other again. Scarlet: Neve
Him: The director is so young he hasn't even been born yet.
Him: Am I bothering you standing here? Scarlet: You are... three feet from my face
Him: Hey, Big D. How you like the ride? Big D: [tips his coffee cup towards Morgan Freeman] Him: Race you to the next light! Him: Â¡Ãndale! Â¡Ãndale! Big D: [tips his coffee cup towards Morgan Freeman again - as they speed away] Rhea Pearlman: I'm calling his wife. Big D: No you
The senses collect the surface facts of matter... It was sensation; when memory came, it was experience; when mind acted, it was knowledge; when mind acted on it as knowledge, it was thought.
If eyes were made for seeing, then beauty is its own excuse for being.
The whole secret of the teacher's force lies in the conviction that men are convertible.
When you were born you were crying and everyone else was smiling. Live your life so at the end, your're the one who is smiling and everyone else is crying.
He takes men out of time and makes them feel eternity.
There is no country in which so absolute a homage is paid to wealth. In America there is a touch of shame when a man exhibits theevidences of large property, as if after all it needed apology. But the Englishman has pure pride in his wealth, and esteems it a final certificate. A coarse logic rules t
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
Traveling is a fool's paradise.
Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
A home kept to the end of display is impossible to all but a few women, and their success is dearly bought.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth. If two or three persons should come with a high spiritual aim and with great powers, the world would fall into their hands li
[T]omorrow is a new day. You shall begin it well & serenely, & with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense. This day ... is too dear with its hopes & invitations to waste a moment on the rotten yesterdays.
Man is a piece of the universe made alive
Let the words be gazetted and ridiculous henceforward.
Good is positive. Evil is merely privative, not absolute: it is like cold, which is the privation of heat. All evil is so much death or nonentity. Benevolence is absolute and real. So much benevolence as a man hath, so much life hath he.
With each divine impulse the mind rends the thin rinds of the visible and finite, and comes out into eternity, and inspires and expires its air. It converses with truths that have always been spoken in the world, and becomes conscious of a closer sympathy with Zeno and Arrian, than with persons in t
My angel,-his name is Freedom,-Choose him to be your king;He shall cut pathways east and west,And fend you with his wing.
With thought, with the ideal, is immortal hilarity, the rose of joy. Round it all the muses sing.
Our desires presage the capacities within us; they are harbingers of what we shall be able to accomplish. What we can do and want to do is projected in our imagination, quite outside ourselves, and into the future. We are attracted to what is already ours in secret. Thus passionate anticipation tran
In excited conversation we have glimpses of the universe, hints of power native to the soul, far-darting lights and shadows of an Andes landscape, such as we can hardly attain in lone meditation. Here are oracles sometimes profusely given, to which the memory goes back in barren hours.