Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
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.
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.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.