You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
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.
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.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life should be great rather than long.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.