Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.