Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
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.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.