Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
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
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Life must be lived as play.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.