One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
I am not young enough to know everything.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
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.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.