Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.