Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
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.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
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
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.