When Loughner himself speaks and we find out his real influences are Spiderman, 'Gnome Chomsky,' Taylor Swift, and Dr. Bronner, then what?
Man cannot become attached to higher aims and submit to a rule if he sees nothing above him to which he belongs. To free him from all social pressure is to abandon him to himself and demoralize him.
What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life by him who interests himself in everything.
I want the presence of God Himself, or I don't want anything at all to do with religion... I want all that God has or I don't want any.
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
A man should live his life a certain way not because of some divine authority, but because of a personal moral obligation to himself and others.
Bloomberg does not support the measure to silence the useless and maddening car alarm: he would rather impose himself on people than on mechanical devices.
Maniacal suicide. —This is due to hallucinations or delirious conceptions. The patient kills himself to escape from an imaginary danger or disgrace, or to obey a mysterious order from on high, etc.
Each man for himself in that desert of egoism which is called life.
No one is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart: for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Man Himself Him