Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
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.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
We think too much and feel too little.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
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.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.