In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.