We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
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.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
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
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.