Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
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.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
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.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
What goes up must come down.