Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Any place I hang my head is home.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
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.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.