Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
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.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.