The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
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.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.