I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
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.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.