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.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
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.'
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Certain signs precede certain events.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.