Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
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.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties