Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
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.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Live your life and forget your age.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.