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
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
There's place and means for every man alive.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Live simply so others may simply live.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.