Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
We all owe death a life.
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.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Live your life and forget your age.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.