Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Live to the point of tears.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?