Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Nature is not human-hearted.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
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
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.