Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
All of us are products of our childhood.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
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.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
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.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
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.