Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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
We all owe death a life.