The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
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.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.