The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I think people are dreaming big because they have the tools to dream big. I hope that people are dreaming big because it makes them feel good about their lives.
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterward.
As a man can drink water from any side of a full tank, so the skilled theologian can wrest from any scripture that which will serve his purpose.
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.
Maintaining a state of inner calm protects me from becoming a slave to my emotions. It also helps me to keep a cool head when I see others becoming heated or angry. Coolness is not to be distant or uncaring; rather it requires that I develop the deeply caring nature of a peacemaker and serve others in the best possible way.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
If you give people unlimited time and money, they'll do things the same old way. But if they have to achieve the goal in a brief time, they'll either give up or try something new.
Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal people's souls.
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
It is only a man's own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else's meal, like putting on the discarded clothes of a stranger.
To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
If you and I are having a single thought of violence or hatred against anyone in the world at this moment, we are contributing to the wounding of the world.
Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive.