The way to know life is to love many things.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
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.
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.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
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.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
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.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.