Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
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.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
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.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Certain signs precede certain events.