All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
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.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Life must be lived as play.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Life should be great rather than long.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.