Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
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.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.