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.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
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.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.