Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
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.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
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
There's place and means for every man alive.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.