Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.