Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.