I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart: but the saying is true 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound'.
There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by.
The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn't have seen [these qualities] in you, even temporarily, if they weren't part of your essential being.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory. There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences. The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient; at others, so bewildered ...Read more
The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.
My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully and yell for help if you need it.
In America nobody says you have to keep the circumstances somebody else gives you.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Age does not protect you from love, but love, to some extent, protects you from age.
I am not a glutton -- I am an explorer of food.
Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be first.