Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Nature is not human-hearted.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.