No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.