A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
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.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
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.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
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.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Nature is not human-hearted.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life