I know, too, that death is the only god who comes when you call.
mythology death suicide
Nobody steals books but your friends.
friendship books stealing
Don't wake me for the end of the world unless it has very good special effects.
simulacra Death apocalypse
There's no such thing as civilization. The word just means the art of living in cities.
war civilization culture
No word matters. But man forgets reality and remembers words.
Buddhism semiotics story
To paraphrase Oedipus, Hamlet, Lear, and all those guys, "I wish I had known this some time ago.
shakespeare irony humor
I'm a lost soul. We do wail.
I saw my earlier selves as different people, acquaintances I had outgrown. I wondered how I could ever have been some of them.
growth life growing-up
The universe did not invent justice. Man did. Unfortunately, man must reside in the universe.
humanism universe equality
I watched the spinning stars, grateful, sad and proud, as only a man who has outlived his destiny and realizes he might yet forge himself another, can be.
life Life pride
Then you must reconcile yourself to the fact that something is always hurt by any change. If you do this, you will not be hurt yourself.
change reconciliation Change
Once a Buddha, always a Buddha, Sam. Dust off some of your old parables. You have about fifteen minutes.'
Sam held out his hand. "Give me some tobacco and a paper.
sf Funny buddhism