People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
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.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Any place I hang my head is home.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough