One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Live to the point of tears.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
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.