We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
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.
The way to know life is to love many things.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.