Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
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.
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.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Live simply so others may simply live.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Where there is love there is life.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
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.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Courage is a kind of salvation.