The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Time is the best killer.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
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.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
In the end, everything is a gag.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.