Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
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.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
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.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
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.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
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.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.