Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Time is the best killer.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
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.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.