Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
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?
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
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.
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.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
There's place and means for every man alive.