This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose