Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
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.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.