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 love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
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.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
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.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.