We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
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.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Nature is not human-hearted.
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.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life