Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
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.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Life must be lived as play.
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.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
The less you know, the more you believe.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
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.