The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.
The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn't matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.
To deny we need and want power is to deny that we hope to be effective.
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - the trees, the clouds, everything.
Life is an unbroken succession of false situations.
A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.
The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.