The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.