All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.