Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
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.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.