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.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
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.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.