I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
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.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
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
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
There's place and means for every man alive.