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.
Pain don't hurt.
Life must be lived as play.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Certain signs precede certain events.
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.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
The way to know life is to love many things.
The less you know, the more you believe.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.