I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
I am not young enough to know everything.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Time is the best killer.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
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.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.