All people are paradoxical. No one is easily reducible, so I like characters who have contradictory impulses or shades of ambiguity. It’s fun, and it’s fun because it’s hard.
If a war be undertaken… before the resources of peace have been tried and proved vain to secure it, that war has no defense, it is a national crime.
Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors.
Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.Dalai Lama