To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
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.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.