How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.