How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
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.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The future is the shape of things to come.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.