Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.