Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
We think too much and feel too little.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.