Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
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.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.