True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
In the end, everything is a gag.
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.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.