Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life must be lived as play.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.