Those who govern, having much Business on their hands, do not generally like to take the Trouble of considering and carrying into Execution new Projects. The best public Measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous Wisdom, but forc’d by the Occasion.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this freak establishment. No, the true measure of a man is this: how quickly can he respond to the needs of others and how much of himself he can give.
The more precise the measurement of position, the more imprecise the measurement of momentum, and vice versa.