Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
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.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Nature is not human-hearted.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.