Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Nature is not human-hearted.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Time is the best killer.