Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
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.
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.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.