To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.