To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Life must be lived as play.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.