For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Life should be great rather than long.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.