If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
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.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Nature is not human-hearted.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
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
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Life must be lived as play.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
In the end, everything is a gag.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Live simply so others may simply live.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.