The best possible thing in baseball is winning the World Series. The second best thing is losing the World Series
The greatest thrill in the world is to end the game with a home run and watch everybody else walk off the field while you're running the bases on air
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands
Philosophy is to the real world as masturbation is to sex
We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy
Philosophy stands in the same relation to the study of the actual world as masturbation to sexual love.
While wading through the whimsies, the puerilities, and unintelligible jargon of this work, I laid it down often to ask myself how it could have been that the world should have so long consented to give reputation to such nonsense as this?
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
As long as Nazi violence was unleashed only, or mainly, against the Jews, the rest of the world looked on passively and even treaties and agreements were made with the patently criminal government of the Third Reich.... The doors of Palestine were closed to Jewish immigrants, and no country could be found that would admit those forsaken people. They were left to perish like their brothers and sisters in the occupied countries. We shall never forget the heroic efforts of the small countries, of the Scandinavian, the Dutch, the Swiss nations, and of individuals in the occupied part of Europe who did all in their power to protect Jewish lives
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation
The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government
I never would believe that Providence had sent a few men into the world, ready booted and spurred to ride, and millions ready saddled and bridled to be ridden
What we call real estate - the solid ground to build a house on - is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests
What we call real estate--the solid ground to build a house on--is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests.
If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends
No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.
Nobody seems more obsessed by diet than our anti-materialistic, otherworldly, New Age spiritual types. But if the material world is merely illusion, an honest guru should be as content with Budweiser and bratwurst as with raw carrot juice, tofu and seaweed slime
I'll bet what motivated the British to colonize so much of the world is that they were just looking for a decent meal.
Why do we meditate? We meditate precisely because this world of ours has disappointed us and because failure looms large in our day-to-day life. We want fulfilment. We want joy, peace, bliss and perfection within and without. Meditation is the answer, the only answer
Excerpt from Prayer-World, Mantra-World And Japa
Meditation upon the unknown Thought He thought was real meditation. No, meditation is not and cannot be On any thought. Meditation is a
conscious withdrawal From the thought-world. Meditation is the place Where Reality, Divinity and Immortality Can each claim their own Perennial
The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation.
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
It's a fool who plays it cool by making this world a little colder.
Meditation is the gateway, through which you arrive to the world of freedom