For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.