Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful,
more simple or more direct than does nature
in her inventions nothing is lacking
nothing is superfluous.
Psychology keeps trying to vindicate human nature. History keeps undermining the effort.
Perfection is a myth, determination is rare, excuses are too common.
Nature is neutral, humans are not.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper;
It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning
Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world,
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity;
and I’m not sure about the the universe.”
Self-sabotage is when we say we want something and then go about making sure it doesn’t happen;
Since circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self;
Neurosis is the way of avoiding non–being by avoiding being.
“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough; since human can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.”
“The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens.”
“Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.”
“The more one analyses people, the more all reasons for analysis disappear. Sooner or later one comes to that dreadful universal thing called human nature.”