Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
The less you know, the more you believe.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
All of us are products of our childhood.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.