Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Nature is not human-hearted.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
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.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough