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.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Pain don't hurt.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
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 life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.