If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
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.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Live simply so others may simply live.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.