Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Certain signs precede certain events.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
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.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.