One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Pain don't hurt.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.