Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
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
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
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
Life is a journey, not a destination.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
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.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Certain signs precede certain events.