To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
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.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
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.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.