Rage, rage at the dying of the light.
Rapport is no substitute for credibility.
Rat in a draw.
Real antagonism is based on love, a love that has not recognized itself.
Real artists ship.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Real power is when you're doing exactly what you are supposed to be doing, the best it can be done.
Reality is okay, but as a lifestyle, I find it too confining.
Reality is something you rise above.
Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
Reason can be the ultimate defense mechanism.
Reason has nothing to do with it. I'm a scorpion, it's my character.
Refusing to look at unpleasant facts doesn't make them go away.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Reinforce success, abandon failure.
Relationships, and life, has limits and possibilities.
Relationships that do not end peacefully do not end at all.
Relief is the largest reaction that I have to a project that's well received. I don't celebrate. I don't have victory parties. I simply feel relief.
Religion causes as many problems as it solves.
Relaxing does no good if you feel guilty about it.
Religion is only the most refined version of human ignorance.
Rely not on the teacher, but on the teaching; rely not on the words of the teaching, but on the spirit of the words; rely not on theory, but on experience.
Remember the distinction between contribution and commitment. Take the matter of bacon and eggs. The chicken makes a contribution. The pig makes a commitment.
Remember: there are always other jobs.
Remember to live.
Remember, where there is no solution, there is no problem.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Remember your past mistakes just long enough to profit by them.
Renewals are business, terminations are personal.
Renown requires deeds.
Repetition is critical for memory.
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Resistance to Redmond is not futile – it's just too often feeble.
Respect in yourself the oscillations of feelings: they are your life and your nature; a wiser one than you made them.
Responsibility: tension between weight and opportunity.
Responsibility is proportionate to opportunity.
Revenge is sweet.
Reverence of selfishness.
Revolutions are never instigated by men of action, but by men of thought.
Rich enough to have never touched an appliance.
Rich man's war, poor man's fight.
Ride the horse in the direction that it's going.
Riding a bike: If you're moving, however slowly, you don't fall down. But if you try to stand still, you fall.
Righteousness doesn't stand a chance against the imagination.
Rings and jewels are not gifts, but apologies for gifts. The only true gift is a portion of yourself.
Risk is a randomness whose probability can be determined. Uncertainty implies unknown and perhaps unknowable probabilities.
Rode hard and put up wet.
Rouse tempers, goad and lacerate, raise whirlwinds.
Routine is a link with the past.
Routinization of anything is self-immolating. It deadens alertness, attentiveness, imagination, energy and reaction time.
Rudeness is better than any argument; it totally eclipses intellect.
Running around like a lost dog at a meat market.
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