What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
We think too much and feel too little.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.