If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
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.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
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.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.