Fighting for peace is like fucking for virginity.
A committee is a group of men who, individually, can do nothing, but collectively can meet and decide that nothing can be done.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.
This is a story about four people: Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done, and Everybody was asked to do it. Everybody was sure Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it. Nobody realised Everybody wouldn’t do it. In the end, Everybody blamed Somebody when actually Nobody asked Anybody.
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
It is better to give than to lend, and it costs about the same.
Feeling unsure and lost is part of your path. Don’t avoid it. See what those feelings are showing you and use it. Take a breath. You’ll be okay. Even if you don’t feel okay all the time.
My own personal reaction is that most ballets would be perfectly delightful if it were not for the dancing.
The bagpipes sound exactly the same when you have finished learning them as when you start.
A painter paints his picture on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence.
I’d hate to be a teetotaller. Imagine getting up in the morning and knowing that’s as good as you’re going to feel all day.