Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
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.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.