Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
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.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.