Be it life or death, we crave only reality.

Henry David Thoreau

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.

Albert Einstein

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

Albert Einstein

A person does not grow from the ground like a vine or a tree, one is not part of a plot of land. Mankind has legs so it can wander.

Roman Payne

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

Albert Einstein

There is more religion in men's science, than there is science in their religion.

Henry David Thoreau

City life is millions of people being lonesome together.

Henry David Thoreau

be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else's idea of yourself should be.

Henry David Thoreau

A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority.

Henry David Thoreau

It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.

Henry David Thoreau

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.

Henry David Thoreau

What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.

Henry David Thoreau

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.

Henry David Thoreau

Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.

Henry David Thoreau

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must remember that no one lives a life free from pain and suffering.

Sophocles

When you begin to see that your enemy is suffering, that is the beginning of insight.

Thich Nhat Hanh

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

Marcus Aurelius

We are all a little schizophrenic. Each of us has three different people living inside us every day—who you were, who you are and who you will become. The road to sanity is to recognize those identities, in order to know who you are today.

Shannon L. Alder

However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are.

Henry David Thoreau

Lose the world, get lost in it, and find your soul.

Henry David Thoreau

No, I'm not a good shot, but I shoot often.

Theodore Roosevelt

When you compare the sorrows of real life to the pleasures of the imaginary one, you will never want to live again, only to dream forever.

Alexandre Dumas

A tree that is unbending is usually broken.

Loa Tzu