Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
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.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.