Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
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
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
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.
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.
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.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.