Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
The less you know, the more you believe.
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 true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.