Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
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 make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
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.'
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
We think too much and feel too little.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.