To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
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.