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 earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Where there is love there is life.