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.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
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.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
It takes a long time to grow young.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.