I must have no fear of failure. It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the Master Work. Now, I'm beginning what I could have started ten years ago. But I'm happy at least that I didn't wait twenty years.
A brush with death always helps us live our lives better.
Wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.
He had to choose between something he had become accustomed to and something he wanted to have.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Veronika was disconcerted at first and then realized that she had nothing to lose. She was dead; what was the point of continuing to feed the fears or preconceptions that had always limited her life?
Excessive caution destroys the soul and the heart, because living is an act of courage, and an act of courage is always an act of love.
You are not defeated when you lose. You are defeated when you quit.
I could have.What does this phrase mean? At any given moment in our lives, there are certain things that could have heppened but, didn't. The magic moments go unrecognized, and then suddenly, the hand of destiny changes everything.
The boy could see in his father's gaze a desire to be able, himself, to travel the world—a desire that was still alive, despite his father's having had to bury it, over dozens of years, under the burden of struggling for water to drink, food to eat, and the same place to sleep every night of his life.
The unavoidable has touched the life of every human being on the face of the earth. Some have rebounded, others have given up--but all of us have felt the wings of tragedy brushing against us.
Once a problem is solved, its simplicity is amazing.