I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
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.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.