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The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its selfconcern to embrace the whole of the universal self.
We have been godlike in the planned breeding of our domesticated plants, but rabbit-like in the unplanned breeding of ourselves.
It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
Some historians hold that history is just one damned thing after another.
America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.
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