“One cannot tell anyone anything unless they are ready to hear it.”
“We are all part of a pattern we cannot perceive.”
“Don’t give in to hate. That leads to the dark side.”
“In my experience, there’s no such thing as luck.”
"Who is the more foolish – the fool or the fool who follows him?"
"Stretch out with your feelings."
“Young men make wars, and the virtues of war are the virtues of young men: courage, and hope for the future. Then old men make the peace, and the vices of peace are the vices of old men: mistrust and caution.”
“There are times when suddenly you realize you are nearer the end than the beginning. And you wonder, you ask yourself, what the sum total of your life represents. What difference your being there at any time made to anything. Or if you’ve made any difference at all, really, particularly in comparison with other men's careers. I don't know if that kind of thinking is very healthy; but I must admit I've had some thoughts on those lines from time to time.”