The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
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.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Life is a journey, not a destination.
We all owe death a life.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion