And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.