To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
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.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
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.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.