To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
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
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
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.
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.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.