Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
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
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
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.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.