Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
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.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.