Category: philosophers

Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand–and melting like a snowflake…

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

The best life is the one in which the creative impulses play the largest part and the possessive impulses the smallest.

By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.

You can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.

The boldness to do wrong at first, changes afterwards into cowardly craft, and at last into fear.

Woe to him who would judge hearts!

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.

In this universe we are given two gifts: the ability to love, and the ability to ask questions. Which are, at the same time, the fires that warm us and the fires that scorch us.