The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
History is the devil's scripture.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
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.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.