Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.
Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.
If you like her, if she makes you happy, and if you feel like you know her---then don't let her go.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.