Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
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
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
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.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.