Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
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.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.