We create our own future by our own beliefs, which control our actions. A strong enough belief system, a sufficiently powerful conviction, can make anything happen. This is how we create our consensus reality, including our gods.
It is said that there is nothing firm, nothing balanced, nothing durable in all the universe -- that nothing remains in its original state, that each day, each hour, each moment, there is change.
No person can ever know everything that is in the heart of another. We are all Face Dancers in our souls.
No one has yet determined the power of the human species . . . what it may perform by instinct, and what it may accomplish with rational determination.
If you surrender, you have already lost. If you refuse to give up, though, no matter the odds against you, at least you have succeeded in trying.
Discovery is dangerous . . . but so is life. A man unwilling to take risk is doomed never to learn, never to grow, never to live.
The universe is our picture. Only the immature imagine the cosmos to be what they think it is.
We are trained to believe and not to know.
Any school for free citizens must begin by teaching distrust, not trust. It must teach questioning, not acceptance of stock answers.
The Unknown surrounds us at any given moment. That is where we seek knowledge.
Address the solvable first, instructs the father by way of teaching his son crisis management. That way, he counsels, there is less distraction to tackle more daunting issues.
The capacity to learn is a gift; The ability to learn is a skill; The willingness to learn is a choice.
How will I be remembered by my children? This is the true measure of a man.
The greatest and most important problems of life cannot be solved. They can only be outgrown.
There is no reality -- only our own order imposed on everything.