Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
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.'
We all owe death a life.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
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.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
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.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.