Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Life must be lived as play.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
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.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
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.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Life should be great rather than long.
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.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.