Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Hilary Cooper
Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.
- Woody Allen
All that Adam had, all that Caesar could, you have and can do.... Build, therefore, your own world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
There lives at least one being who can never change - one being who would be content to devote his whole existence to your happiness - who lives but in your eyes-who breathes but in your smiles, who bears the heavy burden of life itself only for you.
- Charles Dickens
If an evil man comes and creates a disturbance, you should hold your peace. You must not angrily upbraid his; then he who has come to curse you will merely harm himself.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
- Swami Vivekananda
If there was anything that depressed him more than his own cynicism, it was that quite often it still wasn't as cynical as real life.
- Terry Pratchett
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization.
- Winston S. Churchill
A man becomes pure through sincerity of intellect; thereupon, in meditation he beholds Him who is without parts.
- Mundaka Upanishad