Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Time is the best killer.
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
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.