Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.