"Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Alan Paton on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Alan Paton on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Alan Paton on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Alan Paton on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Alan Paton on Michael Jordan
"To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man."