We say that fired employees were "let go," as if the company merely allowed rather than forced them to leave.
Our love of solutions forces us to keep company with problems.
To know someone truly, look at what he does when no one is paying him.
Busyness is the cause, and cure, of a pointless life.
For one blessed hour before bed, we get a book or guitar and do what we want instead of what we must. One hour of the day is the raison d'être of the other twenty-three.
Research, before it yields solutions, multiplies problems.
We groan under the law and forget that our own hands carved the tablets. Why not smash them instead of obey them?
Living fully in the present requires living partly in the past.
The cure for depression is not hope, but a to-do list.