"The best way to deal with that is to live in a fully conscious, compassionate, loving way. Don't wait until you're on your deathbed to recognize that this is the only way to live."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Morrie Schwartz on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Morrie Schwartz on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Morrie Schwartz on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Morrie Schwartz on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Morrie Schwartz on Dalai Lama
"Everything that gets born dies."
"Dying is only one thing to be sad over... Living unhappily is something else."
"The little things, I can obey. But the big things - how we think, what we value - those you must choose yourself. You can't let anyone - or any society - determine those for you."