Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
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.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Live simply so others may simply live.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.