Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
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.
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.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
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
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.