Life’s greatest lessons were not shown to me, read to me, illustrated or explained to me; they happened to me.
What a huge inaccessible lumber-room of thought and experience we amounted to, I thought; how much we are, how little we transmit.
As sensory experience junkies, we have been blinded to the majesty in the common.
Interest in temperament as an individual difference dimension of importance in one’s behavior leads to reanalysis of both theoretical and methodological considerations relating to the construct.
If you have job, be grateful.
The most challenging aspect of living is staying in your lane.
Live in the present. It won’t last too long.
Books can do many things, but not everything. We have to live the important things, not read them. I have to …experience my book.
Look at your hand. Its structure does not match the structure of assertions, the structure of facts. Your hand is continuous. Assertions and facts are discontinuous…. You lift your index finger half an inch; it passes through a million facts. Look at the way your hand goes on and on, while the clock ticks, and the sun moves a little further across the sky.
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.