I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
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.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
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.