Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
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.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
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.