You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
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
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Life should be great rather than long.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
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
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?