There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
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.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.