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.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
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.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
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.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.