The true and durable path into and through experience involves being true … to your own solitude, true to your own secret knowledge.

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An affirmation is a strong, positive statement that something is already so.

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Seek the treasure you value most dearly: if you bow your head, let it be to a lofty mountain.

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It’s not enough to be nice in the world. You have to have nerve.

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The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.

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After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

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People say to me how do you maintain your optimism? Guess what? I never had much. The miracle is to go off and do something anyway. To whatever extent you can lead a decent life and also do something for other people is the thing. I never remember where this comes from, but someone said there is only the trying and the rest is not our business.

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Nothing is weaker than water, But when it attacks something hard Or resistant, then nothing withstands it, And nothing will alter its way.

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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

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It really is appallingly difficult to do something which is complete in every respect and I think most people are content with mere approximations. But I intend to battle on, scrape off and start again. I would love to paint the way a bird sings.

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Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you're alive, it isn't.

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"Hands on" lets you know whether you can get your mind and abilities around your dreams. We think more inventively and originally when we're up to our elbows in the muck of our passion.

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Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn’t, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.

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It speaks to some basic human needs that there is a tomorrow - it's not all going to be over in a big flash and a bomb, that the human race is improving, that we have things to be proud of as humans. No, ancient astronauts did not build the pyramids - human beings built them because they're clever and they work hard. And Star Trek is about those things.

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Truly whatever arises in life is the right material to bring about your growth and the growth of those around you. This, in a word, is art -- and this art called 'life' is a practice suitable to both men and gods. Everything contains some special purpose and a hidden blessing.

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My destiny no longer has me conquering the highest towers in the world, but rather the void they protect. This cannot be measured.

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Real efficiency is long-term efficiency. It is to be found in means that are in keeping with and preserving of their ends, in methods of production that preserve the sources of production, in workmanship that is durable and of high quality.

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Human life, under any circumstances, never ceases to have meaning.

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We just have to really, really, really dust ourselves off and do our work. That’s all there is to it — love each other, do your work.

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You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.

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Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

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I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no “brief candle” for me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

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Play is the work of the child.

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The best things of humankind ... have in them the free and useless energy with which alone people surpass themselves.

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You must go on. I can’t go on. I’ll go on.

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

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The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.

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This could be our revolution. To love what is plentiful as much as what is scarce.

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