At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold.
The real meditation practice is how we live our lives from moment to moment to moment.
Travel stories teach geography; insect stories lead the child into natural science; and so on. The teacher, in short, can use reading to introduce her pupils to the most varied subjects; and the moment they have been thus started, they can go on to any limit guided by the single passion for reading.
I cannot escape the objection that there is no state of mind, however simple, that does not change every moment.
In God’s eyes, there’s not before and after. Every moment of time is simultaneous to God.
Success is little more than a chemical compound of man with moment.
If you have a dog, and you’re a person whose moods are constantly changing, there’s a moment when you look at the dog, and you feel bad for them because they’re attached to you, and so it’s funny for the dog to vocalize those things in some ways.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain – we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.
Isn’t it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.