Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Pain don't hurt.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
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
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
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
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
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.