The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
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.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
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.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
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.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.