Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
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.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Time is the best killer.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Live simply so others may simply live.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life must be lived as play.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.