First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
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.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?