People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
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.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
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.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.