If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
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
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Live to the point of tears.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.