In the long run what people think about shepherds and bakers becomes more important for them than their own destinies.
When we see someone or something as imperfect, it is a reflection of our limitations, not theirs.
Life must be lived as play.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
Sometimes God dillies and dallies, and sometimes he just points at you and tells you to hang up your jock.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when they knew nothing.
A witty saying proves nothing.
So long as human beings stay human, death and life are the same thing.
When things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It's because a little piece gets lost - the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed.
All of human unhappiness comes from one single thing: not knowing how to remain at rest in a room.
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
One life; a little gleam of time between two eternities; no second chance to us for evermore!
It is always better to live the truth than to live a lie.
There is not love of life without despair about life.
And if life be, as it surely is, a problem to me, I am no less a problem to life.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau
We are all fools when one wise man appears.
Orson Scott Card
Your silence gives consent.
Your agreement with reality defines your life.
There is no greater force for change than people inspired to live a better life.
Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.
All great people are conservative.
Without music life would be a mistake.
There is a wisdom of the head, and ... a wisdom of the heart.
We are mathematical equations where your life is the sum of all choices you've made until now. The good news is you can change the equation so that you start making a difference in your life.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
It is as wrong for one person to rule many as for many to rule one.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
George Bernard Shaw
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cheap booze is a false economy.
As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
Become the leader of your life. Lead yourself to where you want to be. Breathe life back into your ambitions, your desires, your goals, your relationships.