Ogyu Sorai quotes

  • The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.

  • All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.

  • The brands with which we surround ourselves prop us up, make us feel sexy and beautiful, when in reality we're pretty dumpy creatures.

  • It is a negative sort of achievement, she thinks, to have spent a life warding something off.

  • Today our achievements are so vast that the whole world has become interested in them.

  • We must not rest until right livelihood is within reach of every human being upon this earth we love and cherish. We all have a role to play in achieving this goal.

  • Stop spending your time; start investing your time.

  • God knows what I thought! Your brain does amazing acrobatics when it doesn't want to believe something.

  • You don't have to be doing vocal acrobatics or singing all over the scale to have soul.

  • Mathematicians boast of their exacting achievements, but in reality they are absorbed in mental acrobatics and contribute nothing to society.

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