It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Certain signs precede certain events.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
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
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
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.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.