Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
The future is the shape of things to come.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
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.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
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 were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.