Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
In the end, everything is a gag.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.