Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
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.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
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.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.