When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
The future is the shape of things to come.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.