Is life worth living? This is a question for an embryo not for a man.
There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
Living in a state of terror was new to many white people in America, but black people have been living in a state of terror in this country for more than 400 years.
I am a free man. I do not need to copy Petrarca or Boccaccio. My own genius is enough. Let others worry themselves about style, and so cease to be themselves. Without a master, without a model, without a guide, I go to work and earn my living, my well-being and my fame.
Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great seriousness like a squirrel for example – I mean without looking for something beyond and above living, I mean living must be your whole occupation.
Are you honest with the Lord in the payment of your tithes? Living this divine law will bring both spiritual and material blessings.
Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer.
When you have a child, your previous life seems like someone else’s. It’s like living in a house and suddenly finding a room you didn’t know was there, full of treasure and light.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.