What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
It is by not always thinking of yourself, if you can manage it, that you might somehow be happy. Until you make room in your life for someone as important to you as yourself, you will always be searching and lost . .
All say, How hard it is that we have to die – a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange – my youth.
Probably the most distinctive characteristic of the successful politician is selective cowardice.