Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
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.
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.
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.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.