We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
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.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.