There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
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
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.