It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.