You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
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.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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.
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.
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.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Time is the best killer.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
I am not young enough to know everything.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
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 natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.