And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Live to the point of tears.
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
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
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.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.