All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
As I grow to understand life less and less,
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
I believe we are here on the planet Earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Love is like a flower-you've got to let it grow.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!