When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
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
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.
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.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Life must be lived as play.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.