The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything: the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with your enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself.
Better not be at all than not be noble.
You've gotta be very careful that grace and politeness do not merge into a banality of behavior, where we're just nice, sort of 'death by cupcake.'
Race hate isn't human nature; race hate is the abandonment of human nature.
But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.
What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We feel them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
You will hardly know who I am or what I mean.
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.