Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
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.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.