The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Any place I hang my head is home.
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.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
History is the devil's scripture.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
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.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Live simply so others may simply live.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.