There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Certain signs precede certain events.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
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.
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.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
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.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.