Sometimes - history needs a push.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
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.
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.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.