The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.