Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
The less you know, the more you believe.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.