It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Certain signs precede certain events.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
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.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.