Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.