People come into your life and people leave it... you just have to trust that life has a road mapped out for you.
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.
While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness.
Truth is more peculiar than fiction. Life is really a startling place.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering.
Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.
Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning; that there is always another dawn risen on mid-noon, and under every deep a lower deep opens.
It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
One must have something to die for in order to have something to live for.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
If you want to control someone, all you have to do is to make them feel afraid.
Real spirituality is the greatest rebellion there is. It is risky, it is adventurous, it is dangerous.
It is always far easier to have faith in your own goodness than to confront others and fight for your rights.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.
Let go, and move closer to existence in silence and peace, in meditation.
Relax, let go. But remember only one thing: You are a witness.
I can only say that whatever my life and work have been, I'm not envious of anyone-and this is my biggest satisfaction.
I think in life we want to challenge ourselves.
While we are postponing, life speeds by.