To manage a system effectively, you might focus on the interactions of the parts rather than their behavior taken separately.
The fundamental idea of modern capitalism is not the right of the individual to possess and enjoy what he has earned, but the thesis that the exercise of this right redounds to the general good.
What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens: often we look so long at the closed door, that we don't see the one that has been open for us.
True love won't lie, but you won't know unless you give it a try. Cupid doesn't lie, but you won't know unless you give it a try.
When my heart can beat no more, I hope I die for a principle, or a belief that I had lives for. I will die before my time, because I feel the shadows depth, so much I wanted to accomplish before I’ve reached my death.
Have faith in your dreams and someday your rainbow will come smiling through. No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep believing, the dream that you wish will come true.
When you come to the edge of all the light you know, and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something to land on, or you will learn how to fly.
To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.
I do not know why I go on. I do not search for truth. I do not believe in it. But I believe in something. Maybe simply in the beauty of the world which I wander or in the will to live itself.