There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Renunciation - that is the great fact we all, individuals and classes, have to learn. In trying to avoid it we bring misery to ourselves and others.
Polite and velvety leaders, who take care to avoid bruising others, are generally not as effective at forcing change.
God knows we are subtle creatures who are more than able to use candour to avoid acknowledging our deceptions of others and ourselves.
The average European does not seem to feel free until he succeeds in enslaving and oppressing others.
Everyone ought to wish to marry; some ought to be allowed to marry; and others ought to marry twice - to make the average good.
The more time we invest imitating others, the less that's available to discover and be ourselves.
A person is not merely a single subject distinguished from all the others. It is especially a being to which is attributed a relative autonomy in relation to the environment with which it is most immediately in contact.
When you have learned compassion for yourself, compassion for others is automatic.
The Republicans want an autocracy where the rights of minorities and others are not protected.
Of necessity, the autobiographical self is not just about one individual but about all the others that an individual interacts with. Of necessity, it incorporates the culture in which the interactions took place.
Autism is a severe neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by social withdrawal, by repetitive behaviors and by some kind of focal attention in its classic form. Basically, it's an inability to relate to others.
I know some authors who have gotten $25,000 advances and put it all into marketing, others who allocate $5,000 or $1,000.
Authors from whom others steal should not complain, but rejoice. Where there is no game there are no poachers.
Admittedly, scientific authority is not distributed evenly throughout the body of scientists; some distinguished members of the profession predominate over others of a more junior standing.
When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away.
The public figure of the writer, the writer-character, the 'personality-cult' of the author, are all becoming for me more and more intolerable in others, and consequently in myself.
I didn't want to become a chocolatier among others, buying ready-to-use couverture. I wanted to take the same approach I follow in my cuisine: putting the product first, revealing the authentic taste of the products.
Some writers take to drink, others take to audiences.
I'm a great audience myself. I tried to keep in the background while others were on, but sometimes I'd just get hysterical.