Sometimes - history needs a push.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.