Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.