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.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
It takes a long time to grow young.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
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.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.