A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
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.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.