Good judgment comes from experience, and experience often comes from bad judgment.
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
And you would accept the seasons of your heart just as you have always accepted that seasons pass over your fields, and you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief.
Truth is not defined by how many people believe something. Ask. Question. Think. Decide for yourself.
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance and affection to be art.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a gift and not giving it.
If we’re not willing to settle for junk living, then we certainly shouldn’t settle for junk food.
The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.