There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.