Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
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
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
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 gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
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 full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.