Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
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.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
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.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.