Take care of your body. It's the only place you have 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.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
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.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Time is the best killer.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.