A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
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.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.