"Hope is like a road in the country there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Lin Yutang on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Lin Yutang on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Lin Yutang on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Lin Yutang on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Lin Yutang on Dalai Lama
"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."
"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow."
"This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought."
"Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice."
"Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks."