I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
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.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
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.
Time is the best killer.