If you don’t know what your duty is, your duty is to find out.
If you’re not an animal , then you must be a vegetable.
If you want to get along you have to get along with those who don't want to get along.
If you whine whenever anybody messes with your crutches you can’t claim not to be crippled.
I hate an unfair fight , so I need to be ganged up on.
Inattention is not O.K.
Injustice in your vicinity is your business—particularly your own.
It is not enough to refrain from bearing false witness against your neighbor . When he is falsely accused it is your duty to bear witness to the truth , no matter what your opinion of him generally may be.
It isn't stupidity that bothers me; it's the reign of stupidity.
I want to separate the sheep from the goats; I have no use for sheep.
I want what I want. Don’t offer me any substitutes . When there ’s a problem I want a solution. Don’t offer me any half measures.
Literal-mindedness is good.
One of the biggest energy- wasting manifestations is the compulsion to begrudge energy.
One need not have a better theory to object to a theory’s defects.
One needs more energy, higher frequencies, more bandwidth, and less interference in order to sustain a finerquality of attention.
One who has authority over others is responsible for deterring them from behaving unustly toward one another and for effecting the redress of injustices when they occur .
One who is not still looking for answers is either a buddha or a damn fool .
People say that they want to be "loved for themselves" but I find that insulting . I want to do things that are worthwhile and be admired because my actions are admirable, not for foolish subjective reasons .
People think that they “make up their minds,” and they’re right, but not in the way that they think. Their choices are not their own and what they call their “mind” is a fabrication.
People won't be interested in your ideasunless you demonstrate your mastery of their ideas.
The mind must be used to navigate through the complications of the mind.
The only animal in the forest that deserves to be hunted is the hunter .
The only real superpower is the power to pay attention.
The only thing wrong with strong epithets is their misapplication.
There’s a stupid way of thinking that would make doing the right thing contingent on whether the right thing has been done in supposedly-analogous cases . It's simply irrelevant. You should do the right thing no matter what the rest of the world does.
The sincerity of a man’s remorse is measured by whether he can refrain from taking potshots along with expressing it.
To one destined for purgatory, God says , “You try again .” To one destined for hell , He says, “I’ll try again.”