The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
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
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.