All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
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.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
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.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.