No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.
It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.
The only limits for tomorrow are the doubts we have today.
Sometimes all a person wants is an empathetic ear; all he or she needs is to talk it out. Just offering a listening ear and an understanding heart for his or her suffering can be a big comfort.
Time weighs down on you like an old, ambiguous dream. You keep on moving, trying to sleep through it. But even if you go to the ends of the earth, you won’t be able to escape it. Still, you have to go there- to the edge of the world. There’s something you can’t do unless you get there.
Things die. But they don’t always stay dead. Believe me, I know.
Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it…Don’t allow his anger to become your anger.
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were.
Sometimes you can see things happen right in front of your eyes and still jump to the wrong conclusions.