The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger.
The concept of progress acts as a protective mechanism to shield us from the terrors of the future.
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty.
There is probably no more terrible instant of enlightenment than the one in which you discover your father is a man with human flesh.
Beyond a critical point within a finite space, freedom diminishes as numbers increase. The human question is not how many can possibly survive within the system, but what kind of existence is possible for those who do survive.
Truth is subject to too much analysis.
A human being can stand any amount of pain.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.