Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Live to the point of tears.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The less you know, the more you believe.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
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.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.