Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.