For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Thought is free.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
A lie never lives to be old.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Each soul is potentially divine.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.