Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
In the end, everything is a gag.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.